Portland-based F.L.Putnam Investment Management Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Parker to the newly created role of Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Parker will join Ellen Flaherty (Chief Operating Officer) and Albert Parent (Chief Technology Officer) as part of the executive management team at F.L.Putnam and report directly to the firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Tom Manning.
Mr. Parker has served in senior administrative and operational roles within the financial services industry for over twenty years. He will assume responsibility for the integration of the firm’s new CRM platform, seek to further deepen relationships with key vendors and partners, and work across all departments at F.L.Putnam to enhance the efficiency and productivity of the team.
“I had the pleasure of working with Chris for nearly a decade and experienced first-hand the impact his expertise has on an organization,” commented Mr. Manning. “Chris has deep knowledge and a strong track record working at firms with different models and adds significant bandwidth to an already strong executive team. He will be a real asset to our team as we continue to expand into new markets and grow our business in the years ahead. We are excited to have him.”
Mr. Parker joins F.L.Putnam from Boston Private Wealth where he served as Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Managing Director of Operations. At Boston Private, he was responsible for integrating the investment operations infrastructure for the firm following the acquisition of a large independent registered investment advisor. He previously served as Chief Administrative Officer at Banyan Partners and as Managing Director of Investment Operations at Silver Bridge Advisors, a Boston-based boutique investment advisory firm.
“I am excited to join F.L.Putnam and their exceptional team in this new role,” said Mr. Parker. “F.L.Putnam is in a mode of accelerating growth. I look forward to leveraging my experience to support the firm’s clients through the adoption of new technology and by maximizing the potential of the existing infrastructure.”
F.L.Putnam Investment Management Company, an SEC-registered investment advisory firm, provides investment management and financial planning advice and services to high-net-worth clients, endowments, and foundations. For over 30 years, we have delivered a comprehensive set of solutions that help clients build, preserve, and manage their wealth. With over $1.6 billion in assets under management, we serve clients from offices in Wellesley, MA, Portland, ME and Portsmouth, NH. More information is available at www.flputnam.com.