Paul A. Dow was named CEO of Piper Capital Management, succeeding William H. Ellis who is retiring. Mr. Dow is the company's CIO, a role he will retain. Paula R. Meyer replaces Mr. Ellis as president of Piper Capital. Ms. Ellis is senior vice president and director of marketing, roles she will retain.
Harold J. ``Hal'' Maskery III is joining Renaissance Investment Management as an investment consultant, dealing with consultants and plan sponsors.
Mr. Maskery, who was director-marketing with Fort Washington Advisors, will report to Donald W. Kennedy, managing director. He replaces Gerald McClellan, who left the firm