BOSTON — January 1, 2019 — Fiduciary Trust Company, a wealth management firm serving individuals, nonprofits, and financial advisors, has expanded its leadership team with the addition of Kristen Manning as the firm’s new Head of Human Resources. Manning will be responsible for Fiduciary Trust’s human resources activities, with an emphasis on talent management and development.
Manning joins Fiduciary Trust from Arrowstreet Capital, an institutional investment management firm, where she served as Head of Human Resources. Prior to Arrowstreet, she spent 14 years at GMO as a Lead Human Resources Business Partner. Manning also held roles at Brown Brothers Harriman, State Street Research & Management, and Smith Barney.
“Fiduciary Trust is guided by our conviction that this is a ‘people business,’ dependent upon our ability to identify, empower, and retain high-quality professionals,” said President and CEO Austin V. Shapard. “Kristen will lead our efforts to further develop and grow our team of talented individuals who apply their expertise to help clients achieve their aspirations.”
“I am excited to join Fiduciary Trust and help the firm further develop, attract, and retain skilled employees who exemplify the company’s values,” added Manning.
Manning earned her undergraduate degree in economics from Providence College and her master’s degree in human resources from Suffolk University.
About Fiduciary Trust Company
Fiduciary Trust is a privately owned wealth management firm focused on families, individuals and nonprofits seeking objective advice to help grow and protect their investments. The firm also provides a range of services to professional financial advisors and single-family offices. Fiduciary’s capabilities include customized wealth planning, investment management, trust and estate services, and family office, tax and custody services.
Fiduciary Trust has been named “Best Wealth Manager” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly readers and “Best Independent Trust Company” by Family Wealth Report.
Founded in 1885 as a family office, Fiduciary takes a personal approach based on expertise, strong performance and a genuine commitment to act in its clients’ best interests. The firm’s client focus has enabled it to achieve a 98% annual client retention rate for over a decade.
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