Mo-Kan Teamsters Pension Fund, Kansas City, Mo., hired ARM Capital Advisors to run $25 million in fixed income; committed $2 million to J for Jobs, a fixed-income fund run by the AFL-CIO; and hired Putnam Institutional for $25 million in core growth equities. They replaced an unidentified manager, said Kim Gillihan, business manager for the $88 million fund. Segal Advisors assisted.
The Navajo Nation, Window Rock, Ariz., hired R.V. Kuhns & Associates as its consultant, said Martin E. Ashley, accounting manager. Kuhns is scheduled to begin performance evaluations for the nation's general, endowment and retirement funds. The funds have $220 million, according to Nelson's Directory of Plan Sponsors. SEI had been the consultant and was included in the RFP process