Sawtooth Solutions, LLC (Sawtooth) announced this week the addition of Rich Conley and Thomas J. Rozman to its Executive Team. Rich Conley joins as Executive Vice President and Head of Sales, while Thomas J. Rozman, CFA, will serve as Chief Investment Officer.
Rich Conley joins Sawtooth from Fidelity National Information Services(FIS), formerly SunGard Asset Management, where he oversaw national sales of managed money and outsourced investment advisory platforms for their Wealth & Retirement Business. Conley had also previously held posts at Fidelity Investments.
Thomas J. Rozman, CFA, brings a diverse investment background and previous success as a FinTech entrepreneur. Mr. Rozman co-founded and was Chief Executive Officer of Investigo Corporation, a wealth management software company and market disruptor that developed innovations in data aggregation, performance reporting and the delivery of holistic investment advice. The firm was subsequently acquired by Broadridge Financial Solutions.
Brad Pries, CEO of Sawtooth said, “We are very happy that both Tom and Rich have joined our firm. Their successes in the investment advisory business are especially valuable since our Unified Managed Accounts (UMA) platform business has expanded very rapidly into the bank trust, RIA and broker-dealer channels, all of which Tom and Rich have comprehensive experience in.”
Rozman noted, “Sawtooth has great clients and is loaded with talented associates who have an innate sense of how to deliver an advisory practice solution that enables advisers to acquire and engage with clients, regardless of whether they are a bank or brokerage-based business.” Conley adds “Their versatile approach emphasizes their commitment to a great open architecture investing solution, delivered in a very fresh and highly productive platform. We are very pleased to be a part of this great organization.”