Updated with correction
Emily Colella was named senior vice president, director of sales and marketing, at SSI Investment Management, confirmed CEO Amy Jo Gottfurcht.
Ms. Colella will work with Ms. Gottfurcht to develop and execute a new strategy for institutional marketing and client service.
The position is new. Sales and marketing previously was outsourced to Belvedere Partnership, Ms. Gottfurcht said.
We started with Belvedere (Partnership) and their principals have worked with us over the years on a marketing strategy and developing a deeper institutional effort, she said. The long-term plan was always to hire someone for in-house and have them on site.
Ms. Colella was director of institutional client service for small growth and domestic value teams at Artisan Partners. An Artisan spokeswoman did not return a phone call requesting more information by press time.