CINCINNATI, JULY 14, 2021 – Horter Investment Management, LLC (“Horter”), an SEC registered investment advisor and financial services company headquartered here, today announced that wealth management industry veteran James Malgeri has been named to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Malgeri will manage all Horter business units and will spearhead the firm’s ramped-up efforts to grow its advisor network nationwide through a consultative, business practice approach.
The new role is effective immediately. Mr. Malgeri is based in Cincinnati and reports to Horter Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Drew Horter.
“Now at our 30th anniversary, Horter has established itself as one of Cincinnati’s leading wealth management firms through our combination of concierge service, a diversified family of mutual funds through our Tactical Fund Advisors affiliate, and an intelligent application of technology to all aspects of our business,” said Mr. Horter. “Jim will drive our vision of establishing a nationwide community of successful advisors who can deliver modern solutions to today’s investors while building a successful business and becoming vital members of the Horter family.”
“I’m excited to join Horter Investment Management and passionate about building a community of advisors who measure success by more than simply assets under management,” said Mr. Malgeri. “My goal is to guide advisors to succeed in their journey.”
In addition to his internal COO duties, Mr. Malgeri is creating a new service platform and pricing model for Investment Advisor Representatives (IARs) and independent Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) at Horter. He will concentrate on building a network of advisors by helping new advisors understand the advisory landscape, guiding advisors into appropriate affiliation models, developing advisor business plans, and providing long-term practice management designed to help grow their businesses.
“At Horter, for investors and advisors alike, helping others succeed is the key to our success,” he said.
Commonwealth, Fidelity, MFS
Mr. Malgeri previously served as a Business Analyst at Commonwealth Financial Network where he worked to enhance Commonwealth’s IAR platform and develop a new RIA business platform to support independent RIAs.
Prior to that and in the role of independent consultant, he worked with Fidelity Investments in Institutional Trade Management and in Solution Delivery Program Management.
Today’s news follows a series of recent announcements and growth initiatives from Horter and its affiliates including new hires and opening its mutual funds to outside investors.
About Horter Investment Management
Founded in 1991, Horter Investment Management, LLC is a Registered Investment Advisor. Horter provides wealth management services to individual investors; offers a diverse family of mutual funds through its affiliate, Tactical Fund Advisors (“TFA”) a SEC-registered investment advisor; and serves a growing nationwide network of Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) and Investment Advisor Representatives (IARs).
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