John L. Creswell was named director of business development and consultant relations at Fridson Investment Advisors, confirmed Drew Lawton, Fridsons president.
The position is new.
Mr. Creswell will focus on Midwest and Western states for Fridson, a boutique launched in May 2008 that specializes in corporate credit opportunities.
He was a managing director with Nuveen Investments, and co-director of that firms taxable fixed-income unit. A spokeswoman for Nuveen said Mr. Creswells responsibilities have been assumed by other team members.