Board of Governors

The leadership of the IMEA is comprised of the overall executive leadership, the Executive Committee, and the leaders within the IMEA’s highly-respected Executive Council Program. The Executive Committee is elected annually by the Board of Governors of the Alliance and has the overall responsibility for the direction and management of the IMEA. The Executive Council Program is comprised of: the Digital Council, the Marketing Council, the Distribution Council, and the Product Council.

An Executive Committee elected by the membership directs the activities of the Association.


George RiedelT. Rowe Price
George Riedel — IMEA Executive Committee Chair
Head of U.S. Intermediaries


John McDonoughInvesco
John McDonough — Vice Chair
Head of Wealth Management Intermediaries
John SturialeCharles Schwab Investment Management
John Sturiale — Treasurer
Senior Vice President, Head of Product Management & Strategy
Jill BrownPrincipal Global Investors
Jill Brown – Vice President
Head of US Wealth
Dave MasterJanus Henderson Investors
Dave Master — Vice President
Chief Marketing Officer


Aberdeen Standard Investments
Mickey Janvier
Head of Business Development,
Wealth Management Americas
American Century Investments
Erik Schneberger
Chief Marketing Officer
Keitha Kinne
Chief Operating Officer
Ariel Investments
Christina Sciarrino
Director of Communications
Artisan Partners
John Pahmeier
Managing Director,
Intermediary Client Services
Cohen & Steers
Greg Bottjer
EVP – Head of Global Product Strategy & Development
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Vicki Lester
Head of Intermediary
Marketing Strategy
Diamond Hill Capital Management
Alex Gardner
Head of Product
Dodge & Cox
Scot Hoffman
Director of Communications
Federated Hermes
Paul Uhlman
President, Federated Securities Corp.
Fidelity Investments
Amy Greeley
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Franklin Templeton Investments
Roger Michaud
Senior Vice President,
North American Advisor Services
FS Investments
Michael Reese,
Executive Director,
Sales Strategy & Analytics
Jeff Smith
Managing Partner
Goldman Sachs
Mike Twohig
Vice President, Product Development
Hennessy Funds
Teresa Nilsen
Chief Financial Officer &
Executive Vice President
John Hancock Investments
Andrew Arnott
President & Chief Executive Officer
Laudus Funds
John Sturiale
Head of Sales and Client Relation
Macquarie Investment Management
Neil Siegel
Chief Market & Product Officer
Matthews Asia
Frank Wheeler
Global Head of Distribution
MFS Investment Management
Leslie Checkman
Vice President,
Director of Retail Marketing
Jennifer Monnin
Vice President, IMG Marketing
Natixis Investment Managers
Jim Cove
Senior Vice President, Investment
Strategies & Management
Bradley Finkle
President of TIAA Public Investments
The Royce Funds
John Davis
Director of Communications
Saturna Capital Corporation
Chris Fankhauser
Chief Operating Officer
Thornburg Mutual Funds
John Hackett
Chief Marketing Officer
Thrivent Mutual Funds
Troy Beaver
Vice President, Mutual Funds
Marketing, Distribution & Sales
U.S. Global Investors
Holly Schoenfeldt
Public Relations Leader
Wasatch Funds
Eric Bergeson
William Blair Funds
John Jackson
Intermediary Marketing Manager
Kimber Lintz