Gerald A. Barbara and Gary A. Mills were hired as vice presidents for business development for PFPCs alternative investments sales office, both new positions, according to a PFPC news release. Mr. Barbara will work on business development and help evaluate new hedge fund technology. He was an operations manager at accounting firm Grant Thornton. Mr. Mills will cultivate new business in the South, West and Midwest. He was vice president of marketing for the hedge fund and family office services arm of SS&C Technologies. Jennifer Gawitt, spokeswoman for SS&C, said his position has not been filled.