RiverFront Adds a Wholesaler
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Monday, October 11, 2010

RiverFront Adds a Wholesaler

In August, The reported that RiverFront Investment Group, which sub-advises mutual funds for ALPS, is building out its sales force. Today the Richmond, Virginia-based firm said it hired Rutherfoord Ferguson as a regional sales consultant.

Ferguson, a Wachovia Securities alum, most recently worked with Wealthcare Capital Management. He now reports to Stuart Porterfield, regional director of the business development group at RiverFront.

Company Press Release

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 11-- RiverFront Investment Group announced today that Rutherfoord Ferguson has joined the firm as a Regional Sales Consultant, further strengthening the firm's Business Development Group.

Rutherfoord brings more than 10 years of investment experience to the firm.  Most recently, he was with Wealthcare Capital Management where he consulted advisors on their clients' financial plans and practice management solutions.  Previously, he was with Wachovia Securities, where he worked with financial advisors to establish their own independent practice through Wachovia Securities Financial Network.  In his time at Wachovia Securities, at both Wachovia Securities Financial Network and Mentor Investment Group, Rutherfoord worked with a number of current RiverFront Founding Partners and associates. Additionally, Rutherfoord held positions at Thomas Weisel Partners and Branch Cabell (now part of RBC Wealth Management).  He is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College.  Rutherfoord will report to Stuart Porterfield, Regional Director of the Business Development Group.

"We are extremely excited to have Rutherfoord as a part of the Business Development Group," said Pete Quinn, Founding Partner and Chief Operating Officer.  "His tenure in the business and strong background in serving the complex needs of Financial Advisors is exactly what RiverFront was looking for as we continue to expand our Business Development efforts. We couldn't be more pleased that Rutherfoord is now a part of our team."

About RiverFront

RiverFront Investment Group, LLC, is an independent SEC-registered investment advisor located in Richmond, Virginia, managing over $2.1 billion in a series of global tactical asset allocation separate account and mutual fund portfolios.  Majority owned by its employees, the firm provides asset management, investment advice, and leading-edge market insights.  RiverFront's minority investors include Robert W. Baird & Co. (Baird) and Private Advisors, LLC.  For more information about RiverFront please visit

SOURCE RiverFront Investment Group, LLC

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