Mike Castino has joined US Bancorp Fund Services as a business development officer for its exchange-traded funds division.
Castino joins US Bancorp Fund Services with more than 20 years of business development, relationship management, marketing and managerial expertise as well as futures and equity trading experience.
Prior to joining US Bancorp Fund Services, Castino worked at Zacks Investment Management as the managing director of its index services division.
Castino also held the position of vice president of institutional sales for Claymore ETFs, now Guggenheim Funds, and was a senior floor trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for a major Wall Street trading firm.
“Mike brings a wealth of financial industry experience to US Bank in areas of product design, operations and distribution expertise in ETFs, as well as unit investment trusts (UIT) and closed-end funds,” says Bob Kern, executive vice president of business development for US Bancorp Fund Services. “Our business development model is very consultative and includes a significant amount of product and industry education for our clients. As an ETF product expert, Mike is ideally suited to consult with our investment management clients regarding the ETF market, product design, expense structure, administration and launch process.”