James J. Challen joined LCG Associates as a consultant, confirmed spokeswoman Lauren Cangelosi. The position is new.
Mr. Challen’s responsibilities will include investment strategy development and investment advice, manager due diligence and special research projects.
Prior to joining LCG, Mr. Challen was first vice president of the manager due diligence group at Morgan Keegan & Co., while also serving as a portfolio manager for that firm’s private client discretionary program. A Morgan Keegan spokesman wasn’t immediately available for comment.