NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Needham Asset Management, a specialized growth equity manager, announced that financial services industry veteran Dean Hlushko has joined the firm as Divisional Sales Manager.
In this new role, Mr. Hlushko will support the firm’s growth by supporting the distribution of Needham mutual funds to financial intermediaries, focusing on the western U.S.
“Dean has 25 years of experience in this business, across roles that have helped drive growth. We’re excited to have him join the Needham team,” said Needham Asset Management Managing Director, Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager John Barr.
“I look forward to helping bring the Needham story to investors. The Needham Funds have excellent track records and a unique style of active stock-picking to generate long-term alpha for investors by finding unappreciated and undiscovered stocks,” said Mr. Hlushko.
Prior to joining Needham Asset Management, Mr. Hlushko worked in a variety of roles at First American Funds and Nuveen, including internal wholesaler, external wholesaler, divisional sales manager and co-head of sales. Earlier in his career, he was a financial advisor with American Express IDS. Mr. Hlushko earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota where he was a member of the Big 10 championship-winning Men’s Tennis team.
About Needham Asset Management
Needham Asset Management, LLC manages over $700 million in public equity investments. With an emphasis on tax-efficient capital appreciation and preservation, our investment vehicles seek above-average growth at value prices in varying styles of market capitalization and rate of growth targets.