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HighMark appoints industry veterans Michael Carroll and William Oliveira


HighMark Funds, a member of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has appointed industry veterans Michael Carroll (pictured) and William Oliveira as regional sales directors.

HighMark Funds offers a wide range of mutual funds including fixed income, domestic and international equity funds, as well as asset allocation portfolios.

In a newly created position, Carroll will lead sales efforts in the New York metro area including New York City and Long Island, while Oliveira, based in Boston, will direct sales for the New England region. Both sales directors will be responsible for building relationships and growing assets in their respective territories and will report to HighMark Funds Managing Director Kevin Rowell.

“Will and Mike are high-caliber sales veterans and will have an immediate and significant impact as HighMark continues to expand its national network,” says Rowell. “Each has deep contacts and I am confident they will be effective champions for HighMark in their territories. I am so pleased to have them both join our team.”

Prior to joining HighMark Funds, Carroll held positions in asset management with Merrill Lynch, Strong Capital Management, Central Park Group, and Kemper Funds. His experience spans mutual funds, private equity and hedge funds. Carroll earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati. He is a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association and is a certified investment management analyst.

Oliveira previously served as a vice president and regional sales director at First American Funds. Before joining First American, he was a vice president at ValueWorks LLC, and held positions with Smith Barney and Federated Investments. Oliveira holds a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY College at Brockport.

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