Parametric names 2 for consultant relations

Michi McDonough and Chris Wisdom have been hired as directors of consultant relations at Parametric Portfolio Associates, according to company spokesman Kurt Galley.

The positions are new.

Ms. McDonough and Mr. Wisdom will report to James Barrett, Parametric's managing director of institutional sales.

Ms. McDonough, who previously was a vice president and consultant relations manager at Wellington Management, will be based in Boston. Mr. Wisdom, formerly regional director, consultant relations, at Dimensional Fund Advisors, will be based in Seattle.

A Dimensional spokeswoman said the firm has been interviewing candidates to expand its consultant relations team.

A spokeswoman for Wellington did not return phone calls.