Community Capital Management Hires Kristin Fafard as Chief Investment Strategist and Paul Runge as Head Of Distribution
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, January 31, 2018: Community Capital Management, Inc. (CCM) today announced that Kristin Fafard, CFA, joined the firm as Chief Investment Strategist and Paul Runge joined as Head of Distribution. Kristin will be responsible for building strategic relationships with national and regional consultants, creating customized client solutions, and serving as an investment product specialist. Paul will be responsible for managing CCM’s institutional distribution activity on a day-to-day basis including monitoring the sales distribution channel performance and implementing enhancements as required to achieve the firm’s growth objectives.
Fafard joins CCM from the Boston office of Pathstone Federal Street, a $9 billion wealth manager where in her roles as Chief Investment Officer and Director of Research, she was responsible for third party manager research and the firm’s best thinking on asset allocation. Prior to that, she was the head of investment research for MassMutual Retirement Services, leading third-party manager research and asset allocation for the 401(k), defined benefit, and life/annuity product lines. Fafard graduated from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. She is a member of the CFA Society of Boston and the CFA Institute.
Runge joins CCM from Analytic Investors in Los Angeles where he was Director of U.S. Institutional Sales overseeing business development outreach to public, corporate, endowment & foundation channels and their consultants. Before that, he worked for GE Asset Management for 10 years where he covered public plan channels and their consultants. Runge has more than 35 years of experience as an institutional sales executive working in the asset management and investment banking industries. Paul graduated from Thiel College and received his MBA from the University of Maine.
Also joining Runge on the sales team is Michelle Delacruz, who previously was in operations for CCM. Delacruz will serve as a client portfolio manager with outreach to financial advisors at wealth management firms such as Morgan Stanley, UBS, and Merrill Lynch, that have created impact investing platforms over the last few years.
Alyssa Greenspan, president and COO of CCM, said: “We are excited to welcome both Kristin and Paul to our team. They are both highly experienced in institutional sales and consultant relations and will build upon our pioneering impact and ESG investment strategies to create even more awareness of the possibilities of impact investing through enhanced outreach to investors. We are equally excited to add another member to our sales team as impact investing continues to grow across small and large wealth management platforms.”
Community Capital Management, Inc.
Community Capital Management, Inc. is an investment adviser registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale with offices in Charlotte, Boston, and the greater New York City area, the firm was founded in 1998 and manages $2.5 billion in assets as of 12/31/17. CCM’s flagship core fixed impact investing strategy is available as a separate account or via a mutual fund. Other products managed by CCM include a liquid alternative income fund and customized separate account strategies. For more information, please visit www.ccminvests.com.
Community Capital Management, Inc. is an investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Market conditions can vary widely over time and can result in a loss of portfolio value.