CR Capital Distributors LLC, the broker-dealer affiliate of CR Capital Group, has expanded its sales team with two new hires and one promotion.
Brett Fowler has joined the company as the regional vice president responsible for the fundraising efforts in the West region. Prior to joining CR Capital, he spent the last 12 years as the regional vice president at AXA responsible for sales in Southern California and Las Vegas. He has more than 18 years of experience including retail financial planning and the wholesale distribution of retirement plans, life insurance, annuities and mutual funds.
Jim Hermes has joined as the regional vice president responsible for the fundraising efforts in the South Central region. He has more than 18 years of financial industry experience, both as a wholesaler and as a financial advisor. Before joining CR Capital, Hermes served as a regional vice president for SC Distributors for two years and FS Investments for six years covering the South Central territory.
The company also promoted Joe Iwanczewski to regional vice president responsible for the fundraising efforts in the Northeast region. He has been with the company since 2016 and spent the last 10 years representing asset managers BlackRock, Credit Suisse, SEI Investments and the Dividend Growth Advisors.
Matt Koerick has expanded his territory to regional vice president responsible for the fundraising efforts in the Mid-Atlantic region. Before joining CR Capital in 2016, he was a regional sales director for Lincoln Financial Distributors, where he was responsible for sales of annuity and retirement income solutions through independent broker-dealers in Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia. Koerick has 11 years of financial services experience.
CR Capital Group partners with business sponsors to raise capital through the development of distribution platforms for the sale of investment products to the public by financial intermediaries.