BASKING RIDGE, NJ, FEBRUARY 3, 2021 — FLX Distribution, the first technology platform bringing together asset managers, distribution professionals, wealth managers, and advisors, today announced the hiring of Jillian DelSignore as Managing Director and Head of ETFs & Indexing. In this new role, Jillian will be responsible for building FLX’s ETF and direct indexing business, from strategy through execution. The hire is effective immediately, and Jillian will be based in Chicago.
“We are excited to welcome Jillian to FLX to further expand the application of our cost-effective, integrated, flexible distribution paradigm to the ETF and direct indexing sectors,” said Brian Moran, FLX Founder and Chief Executive Officer.
“FLX is growing rapidly by bringing innovation to the asset management industry, and I am excited to join the team to bring our adaptable distribution approach to ETFs. Through the FLX platform and community, we offer all ETF issuers a scaled solution to help amplify their voices, reach investors with their stories, and grow their assets.” – Jillian
Launched in December 2019, FLX has achieved rapid adoption in the asset management, distribution, and financial intermediary sectors. Close to 20 asset management firms representing $29 billion in assets under management now use FLX, while hundreds of distribution professionals nationwide are members of the FLX network. FLX recently received the Money Management Institute/Barron’s 2020 Disruption Award for its technology that “will fundamentally alter the future delivery of advisory solutions.”
Jillian DelSignore Background
From 2015-2020 Jillian was Head of ETF Distribution at JP Morgan Asset Management, during which time the firm’s ETF AUM grew from less than $1 billion to more than $30 billion. She also was responsible for the build-out of the ETF distribution organization across retail, institutional, and national accounts.
Prior to that, she held roles at Barclays Global Investors / BlackRock iShares where she focused on expanding ETF distribution and growing client relationships across all channels. Earlier in her career, she held similar roles at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Federated Investors, working with a variety of investment products.
Jillian served in multiple roles for Women in ETFs (WE), the first women’s group for the ETF industry, since its inception. Those roles include Co-Head of Women in ETFs Chicago from 2014-2018, and Global Co-President from 2018-2020. She currently is Co-Head of Mentorship and Professional Development and a member of Women in ETFs, Inc. board.
She holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from John Carroll University, Ohio.
About FLX Distribution
Launched in December 2019, FLX Distribution is a financial technology company and Resource & Asset Management Platform (RAMP) focused on asset management distribution. Our vision is to be the premier, cost effective, and flexible distribution solution for asset managers to effectively access and engage with experienced and proven distribution professionals.
The FLX Distribution technology platform simultaneously empowers asset managers and distribution professionals to drive results and retain optionality. Powered by a combination of proprietary tech developments and a stack of leading software providers, we have created a seamless exchange for sharing information and intellectual capital.
The FLX platform allows asset managers to create and track objectives, while distribution professionals gain access to the information and insights that drive advisor engagement. We are focused on understanding an asset manager’s existing business plans, current distribution capabilities, historical intermediary experience, investment capabilities, and sales and marketing goals to deliver a comprehensive distribution solution.
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