Bruce Bockelman and Bobbie Parkhill founded the Bockelman Parkhill Group, Naperville, Ill., a strategy consultant for money management firms. Services include strategy advice on mergers and acquisitions; manager due diligence; investment product assessment, development and positioning; and marketing and communication development, with a specialization in real estate and private equity companies.
Mr. Bockelman was director, institutional sales, marketing and client service for Henderson Global Investors, Chicago, and Ms. Parkhill was director, consultant sales and marketing. Both jobs were eliminated as part of a restructuring, said Audi Melsbakas, Henderson director of institutional marketing and consultant relations, who assumed Mr. Bockelman's position and most of Ms. Parkhill's duties. Ms. Melsbakas was director of product management, development and marketing for Henderson retail clients; her duties have been assumed by other marketers.