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Gentleman rejoins Wilshire Funds Management as MD

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Jim Gentleman has rejoined independent investment management, investment consulting and services firm Wilshire Funds Management as a Managing Director.  

In this role, Gentleman will assist in growing the firm’s presence as a leading provider of multi-asset, retirement and alternative investment solutions with financial intermediaries globally. He will support Wilshire’s efforts to identify and develop solutions around asset allocation advice, model portfolio delivery, manager research outsourcing and alternative investment strategies.
“We are delighted that Jim is rejoining our organisation,” says Jason Schwarz (pictured), President of Wilshire Funds Management and Wilshire Analytics. “His extensive experience working with financial intermediaries and deep knowledge of the alternatives space will enhance Wilshire’s ability to innovate and deliver a broad range of high impact investment solutions for our clients. I look forward to working closely with Jim across our key disciplines, including asset allocation and manager research, as well as hedge fund managed accounts, liquid alternatives and risk premia.”
Gentleman has more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry, including his prior tenure at Wilshire from 2006 through 2012. He has held senior business development roles at Ibbotson and Aon Hewitt, where he focused on growing each firm’s businesses in the financial intermediary space. Most recently, Gentleman served as Director at Fulcrum Asset Management, marketing their discretionary macro and systematic strategies in the US.
“Returning to Wilshire was an easy decision,” says Gentleman. “Over recent years, I have watched the firm’s commitment to developing innovative investment solutions and its leadership in the financial intermediary space grow considerably. I’m excited to return and contribute to the firm’s continued success.”
Gentleman will be based in Chicago and report to Schwarz.

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