Sierra Investment Management Appoints Colin Barber Senior Key Accounts Director

Mr. Barber will oversee home office relationships for all the firm’s third-party broker/dealer focused businesses

Santa Monica, CA, March 7, 2017 -- Sierra Investment Management today announced that industry veteran Colin T. Barber has been appointed as Senior Key Accounts Director for the firm’s third-party broker/dealer focused businesses, Sierra Mutual Funds and Ocean Park Asset Management, Inc.

Mr. Barber joined Sierra in 2015 as a Regional Sales Director and is now responsible for managing all National and Key Accounts. This includes seeking new opportunities for distribution as well as increasing the firm's profile with current distribution partners of the Sierra Mutual Funds and Ocean Park Asset Management, Inc. separate accounts and TAMPs. He has more than 17 years of industry experience, and has served in similar roles at ING and Prudential Financial. Mr. Barber earned a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) in History. He reports to Sierra Mutual Funds and Ocean Park Asset Management’s National Sales Manager, Jason Buck.

"Colin is a talented, knowledgeable and enthusiastic sales professional," said Dave Wright, Managing Director and co-founder of Sierra Investment Management. "Colin has displayed a deep understanding of our approach and process, and he understands what type of investor Sierra appeals to. He's opened a number of doors for us in a relatively short period of time, and we're delighted that he's taking a step up in responsibility."

"I am very excited about being in this position at this time, as our firm continues to develop distribution channels, nurture existing home office relationships, and work towards achieving our growth goals," said Mr. Barber. "Our value proposition is quite compelling. Our conservative approach to investment management is not just an idea; it is a proven, time-tested process that has produced compelling results for nearly 30 years."

About the Sierra Companies

The Sierra group of companies ("Sierra") comprises Sierra Investment Management, Inc., Ocean Park Asset Management Inc., and Wright Fund Management, LLC, which manages the Sierra Mutual Funds. Since 1987 Sierra has been helping conservative investors preserve and grow their wealth. Through the years, Sierra has engineered an investment approach specifically designed to try to limit downside risk and to provide satisfying returns over a market cycle. Using decades of strategic research and a proven risk management discipline, Sierra strives to help its clients meet their specific investment goals.

As of December 31, 2016, Sierra manages or advises over $2.2 billion in assets for conservative clients.

Neither Sierra Investment Management, Inc., Ocean Park Asset Management, Inc. or Wright Fund Management LLC are affiliated with Northern Lights Distributors, LLC.

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