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Dochterman in the house at RealityShares


Reality Shares, a provider of institutional strategies for exchange-traded fund (ETF) investors, has appointed industry veteran Bob Dochterman as an Executive Vice President. 

Dochterman, who has been involved with Reality Shares as an investor, brings more than 25 years of experience in marketing, sales, distribution and business development to the firm. In this new role, he will help lead the firm’s commercial operations, reporting to Eric Ervin, CEO of Reality Shares, and working closely with Ryan Ballantyne, Executive Vice President of Sales and Trading.

“Bob brings us nearly three decades of experience and broad relationships throughout the investment industry, which will be invaluable as we continue to grow our business and launch new ETFs,” says Ervin, CEO of Reality Shares. “Bob has been an excellent resource for us, providing a deep understanding of the market and the unique needs of our customers, and we are thrilled to have him join our senior leadership team.”

Dochterman joins Reality Shares from Wealthcare Consultants, a sales, marketing and strategy consulting firm focused on the financial industry, where he was President. Before that he spent more than 10 years at Hotchkis and Wiley Capital Management, where he was Chief Marketing Officer responsible for sales, marketing and relationship management for their retail and institutional businesses. He also has served as a Managing Director and Western Division Sales Manager for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and in similar sales and distribution roles for Salomon Brothers and John Nuveen & Co. Dochterman earned a BA degree in economics from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of California at Irvine.

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