UMB Fund Services appoints Key Account Manager of Distribution Services

UMB Fund Services (UMB) has hired James Curry as key account manager, distribution services. In his role, Curry will focus on fund distribution services for clients, further enhancing UMB’s service offering to the asset management industry.

Curry has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, dedicated to providing account services to distribution services clients, including interval funds. Prior to joining UMB, he was an assistant vice president and key account consultant for SS&C Technologies.

“James brings unprecedented experience and knowledge of the distribution platform world that complements the team,” says Maureen Quill, executive vice president and executive director of registered funds at UMB Fund Services. “James has established himself as a pioneer in the closed-end interval fund distribution space, where UMB is already a leader in back-office services.”

Curry will join the Distribution Services team under direction of Karen Fay Luedtke, senior vice president, director of distribution services, UMB Fund Services. Curry is based in the Denver metropolitan area and is a designated Certified Mutual Fund Specialist. His addition follows UMB’s recent appointment of Mike Huisman as senior vice president and director of transfer agency.

“As our client base grows, the additions of James and Mike showcase our commitment to bringing in specialised industry experts who will continue to elevate our high-touch client service,” Quill says.