Hilary Fiorella Joins the Money Management Institute as Chief Operating Officer

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Senior Management Team Appointments Announced

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 16, 2015 – The Money Management Institute (MMI), the national association representing the $4.2 trillion investment advisory solutions (IAS) and wealth management industry, announced today that Hilary Fiorella has joined the organization as a Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Reporting to Craig D. Pfeiffer, MMI’s President and CEO, Ms. Fiorella’s duties include oversight and leadership of various strategic initiatives as well as day-to-day responsibility for operational and administrative activities.

Simultaneously, MMI distinguished two other members of its senior management leadership team with new titles. Arlen Oransky was named Senior Vice President, Chief Membership and Programs Officer, and Joan Lensing was named Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer.

Ms. Fiorella returns to MMI after three years at Fiserv Investment Services, where she most recently held the position of Senior Vice President, Service Delivery. During her previous tenure with MMI from 2008 to 2012, Ms. Fiorella served as Vice President and External Affairs Liaison, responsible for all aspects of the association’s communications strategy to support the investment advisory solutions industry.

“I am pleased to welcome Hilary back to MMI,” said Mr. Pfeiffer. “Her industry experience and previous history with our organization and members will be important assets, and I know she will hit the ground running. We have embarked on a number of key endeavors related to industry education, data, goals-based wealth management, and the next generation of industry leadership. Hilary’s energy and fresh perspective will accelerate our existing momentum around these important efforts. I am also happy to recognize Joan and Arlen with new titles that reflect their contributions and impact to MMI.”

“I am extremely excited to be returning to MMI at a point in time when the investment advisory solutions industry is evolving so quickly and the MMI membership continues to expand and diversify,” Ms. Fiorella said. “We have a very full and ambitious agenda ahead of us, and I look forward to working with the entire MMI team to implement and deliver valuable new member benefits and services.”

In her last position at Fiserv, Ms. Fiorella reorganized client services and customer operations to improve the client experience and operational efficiency for more than 350 clients. From 2012-2013, she served as Vice President, Product Management, Marketing and Professional Services, instituting new processes and disciplines to strengthen product delivery. Prior to joining MMI in 2008, Ms. Fiorella spent 11 years at Fiserv in various marketing and product management leadership positions. She began her professional career in product and program management roles with AT&T. She earned a BA in English from Temple University and is Yellow Belt Certified in Six Sigma Methodology.

About the Money Management Institute (MMI): Since 1997 MMI has been the leading voice for the global financial services organizations that provide financial advice and professionally-managed investment advisory solutions to individual and institutional investors. Through industry advocacy, educational initiatives, regulatory affairs, data reporting and professional networking, MMI supports and advances the growth of a diverse spectrum of investment advisory solutions that serve an evolving worldwide financial landscape. MMI member organizations are committed to the highest standards of fiduciary responsibility and ethical conduct and to creating the most successful outcomes for investors at every level of assets. For more information, visit www.MMInst.org.

Contacts:   
Joan Lensing
– 202-821-4109 
jlensing@mminst.org
Newton Lamson – 212-751-6126 
nlamson@donleycomm.com