Marketing One Adds Sales Executives in Effort to Seek out New Business

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An Oregon company that sells investment products through banks has beefed up its sales ranks in an effort to get more clients. Marketing One, a Portland-based company that helps 80 banks sell mutual funds and annuities, earlier this year doubled the number of executives charged with getting new bank clients by naming three new vice presidents to develop business in the East, Midwest, and Southeast.

The most recent of the new appointments was made last month, when R. Barry Lowery was brought in as vice president overseeing new business in the Southeast.

Mr. Lowery came from a competing seller of investment products, Midlothian, Va.-based Compulife, where he had supervised the sale of investment products through 20 banks.

In January, Marketing One also promoted its public relations director, Michael Maher, to vice president of sales in the Midwest.

Additionally, in January Michael Burgoyne, who had overseen Marketing One's accounting, trading, and operations, was named vice president for sales in New York and New England. …