Peter L. Sereda joined Telephone and Data Systems Inc., Chicago, as vice president and treasurer. He will be responsible for the management of $140 million in defined contribution assets, which includes the plans of its subsidiaries United States Cellular Corp. and Aerial Communications Inc.
He replaces Ronald Webster, who left to join Twenty-First Century as CFO.
Prior to joining TDS, Mr. Sereda was vice president of finance-operations and treasurer, for Specialty Foods Corp. Sean Stack replaces him at the company.
Peter Katseff was appointed as the first director of real estate for the $19.6 billion Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, Nashville, said Tom Milne, CIO. Mr. Katseff formerly was the director of real estate for the National Electrical Benefit Fund, Washington.
Terence Moloznik, executive director of investments at the National Electrical Benefit Fund, was unavailable for comment.
Evelyn Lapham joined Provident Investment Counsel as a senior vice president and portfolio manager. She will manage the new PIC Mid-Cap Fund. Ms. Lapham previously was a portfolio manager at Hughes Investment Management. A Hughes spokeswoman declined to comment regarding a replacement for Ms. Lapham.
Susan E. Skerritt joined Treasury Strategies as its fourth partner. She was a principal at Morgan Stanley, where she worked in bank, insurance and pension custodial relationships. Ms. Skerritt will be the only New York-based member of the Chicago-based firm. Her replacement at Morgan Stanley has not yet been named