Sean Clark joined High Pointe Fund Management LLC, Buffalo Grove, Ill., as director of marketing, a new position. Mr. Clark will focus on expansion into the institutional market; High Pointe manages $130 million in value and growth equity separate accounts. Mr. Clark had been regional sales director in the Chicago office of Safeco Asset Management, a subsidiary of Safeco Corp., Seattle. Safeco is selling its asset management division and Mr. Clark said he would be losing his job. High Pointe also added Aaron Roberts as an equity research analyst, an expansion position. Mr. Roberts recently completed his MBA at the University of Notre Dame.