Money Management Institute Honors Eaton Vance’s John Moninger with 2021 MMI Leadership Award

Monday, November 1, 2021

NEW YORK, NY, November 1, 2021 – The Money Management Institute (MMI) announced that John Moninger, Managing Director of Intermediary Sales, Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc., has been awarded its prestigious 2021 MMI Leadership Award. His official recognition took place during the virtual MMI Annual Conference on October 28th.

“It is with great pleasure that we recognize John with this year’s MMI Leadership Award for all his hard work and dedication both within the asset and wealth management industry and in support of MMI,” said Craig Pfeiffer, President and CEO of MMI. “Known as the Pioneer Award before 2019, this recognition is now in its 24th year, honoring a select group of individuals for their visionary leadership and accomplishments that inspire their colleagues. Embodying all of these attributes, John is deservedly respected across our industry.” 

“This is one of our industry’s most significant honors, and I am deeply appreciative,” said Mr. Moninger. “It’s a great privilege to join a distinguished list of previous winners, all of whom share the same commitment that I have to helping investors achieve their financial goals.”

Mr. Moninger is responsible for setting the strategic direction and day-to-day oversight of all sales and relationship management within Eaton Vance’s Intermediary channels, as well as the Eaton Vance Advisor Institute. His leadership role within the firm focuses on enhancing sales reach and relationships, while building on the Eaton Vance client-oriented solutions across the full range of intermediaries. He has nearly 28 years of experience in the wealth management and investment management business and has held key global leadership roles throughout his career. Before joining Eaton Vance in 2012, Mr. Moninger was executive vice president of advisory and brokerage consulting services at LPL Financial, which he joined in 2007.

Mr. Moninger earned a BS in business administration from Kutztown University. He is a past chairman of MMI and currently serves on its board of governors. He also serves as chairman and president of the SEAL Family Foundation. He has earned the Certified Private Wealth Advisor and Certified Investment Management Analyst designations.

About Money Management Institute (MMI): Established in 1997, the Money Management Institute (MMI) is the industry association representing financial services firms that provide financial advice and investment advisory solutions to investors. MMI is driven by our promise of increasing connections, knowledge, and growth for our members. We are dedicated to fostering professional relationships, sharing experiences, and expanding the industry’s influence through advocacy and education. MMI offers premier professional development programs, specialized curriculums, and facilitates peer-to-peer connections through our communities and conferences. As part of our longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, the Gateway Foundation provides clear pathways to entry and career advancement in the financial services industry for historically excluded and underrepresented groups. MMI member firms include wealth manager, asset manager and solutions provider firms of all sizes and professionals representing all functional areas. For more information, visit

Kelly Caporale
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