NEW YORK –(BUSINESS WIRE)– Rockefeller Capital Management (“Rockefeller” or the “Firm”) today announced the appointment of Christopher Dupuy and Timothy O’Hara as Co-Heads of the Rockefeller Global Family Office. Michael Outlaw was appointed to a newly created role as the National Field Director for the Rockefeller Global Family Office, reporting to the Co-Heads Dupuy and O’Hara. The Firm also announced it is hiring Mark Alexander as the Head of Technology and Operations. Christopher Randazzo, who currently serves as President of Private Wealth Management, is stepping away from his leadership role for personal reasons and will serve in the capacity of Special Advisor to Greg Fleming, President and CEO of Rockefeller Capital Management.
“Chris, Tim and Michael all possess decades of Wealth Management leadership experience and are perfectly suited to lead our next phase of growth, including offering our clients the broadest suite of investment products and family office services in the industry,” said Greg Fleming, President and CEO of Rockefeller Capital Management. Regarding the appointment of Alexander, Fleming said, “Mark is a respected industry leader, brings a lifetime of financial services experience, and will assume responsibility for all Technology and Operations across Rockefeller Capital Management, driving connectivity and best-in-class capabilities to scale a world-class operational platform.”
“Over the last four years, we have grown Rockefeller Capital Management from its legacy as a family office to a diversified financial advisory firm, increasing our client assets under advisement from approximately $18 billion to over $85 billion of assets,” added Fleming. “We have surpassed our own aggressive targets and these appointments will position the Firm for continued disciplined growth and operational excellence in the years ahead.”
Rockefeller has grown from fewer than 200 employees to 800 in under four years and has expanded its geographic footprint from 3 offices to 31 across the United States.
The following appointments are effective immediately:
Christopher Dupuy, who joined the Firm in 2018 and is currently the National Field Director for Private Wealth Management, will become President of Private Wealth Management and Co-Head of the Rockefeller Global Family Office reporting to Fleming. Prior to this, he spent 29 years with Merrill Lynch, including as National Sales Manager for Merrill’s 700 branches in the United States and Latin America, and was a Managing Director and President of Focus Independence, a subsidiary of Focus Financial Partners.
Timothy O’Hara, in addition to his role as President of the Firm’s Family Office, will become Co-Head of the Rockefeller Global Family Office, and will continue to report to Fleming. O’Hara joined Rockefeller in 2019 and, prior to that, spent 23 years at Ayco, a Goldman Sachs Company, culminating with him serving as the President and CEO of Ayco from 2013 to 2018.
Michael Outlaw, who is currently a Divisional Director in Private Wealth Management, will become National Field Director for the Rockefeller Global Family Office, reporting to Dupuy and O’Hara. Outlaw will broaden his focus beyond Private Wealth Management to include the Firm’s Family Office advisory business, supporting both Dupuy and O’Hara in leveraging the Firm’s footprint and capabilities in service to the Firm’s clients. Prior to joining the Firm in 2018, Outlaw worked for Morgan Stanley in several senior roles, including as Southeastern Head of Private Wealth Management.
Mark Alexander will be joining Rockefeller Capital Management on January 3, 2022, as the Head of Technology and Operations reporting to Fleming. Alexander previously served as Chief Information Officer and Head of Technology and Operations for Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Markets business and in the same role for their Global Wealth & Investment Management business. He also served in other senior technology and operations roles during a career with Merrill Lynch and Bank of America that spanned more than two decades. Most recently he served as the CEO of a fintech firm that leverages mobile technology to transform point-of-care lending for healthcare patients.
Regarding Randazzo’s move to a Special Advisor capacity, Fleming said, “Chris has been with me from the beginning of the Firm, has been an important part of our success, and I look forward to his continuing counsel as we enter our next phase of growth.”
About Rockefeller Capital Management
Rockefeller Capital Management was established in 2018 as a leading independent, privately-owned financial services firm. Originally founded in 1882 as the family office of John D. Rockefeller, the Firm has evolved to offer strategic advice to ultra-high-net-worth and high-net-worth individuals and families, institutions and corporations from 31 offices across the United States. As of November 1st, 2021, the Firm is responsible for over $85 billion in client assets across its three business segments, the Rockefeller Global Family Office, which includes both the Private Wealth Management and Family Office businesses, Rockefeller Asset Management and Rockefeller Strategic Advisory. The Firm has grown from fewer than 200 employees to 800, increasing our geographic footprint from 3 offices to 31 across the United States.