Don is Managing Director & Head of Retail Products for Alcentra. Don sits on Alcentra’s product committee and focuses on product development, marketing and strategic business initiatives. His responsibilities also include managing the firm’s third party distribution relationships working as a liaison between portfolio management and our partners. Don joined BNY/Alcentra in 2013 and working in a similar capacity with BNY’s entire boutique asset managers focusing on Alternative Investments.
Prior to joining BNY/Alcentra, Don was Managing Director and Head of Business Development for Highland Funds from 2003 to 2012, where he built and managed Highland’s mutual fund distribution business comprised of over 20 funds. With 20 years of relative experience, Don worked in similar roles at PIMCO, Jackson National Life, Fortis Financial Group and Circle Trust Company.
Don graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a BA in Communications & Theater Arts and holds FINRA Series 7, 6, 63 & 26.