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By Javier Simon | April 21, 2017
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Mason Expands Institutional Investment Consulting Practice

William M. Courson has joined Mason Investment Advisory Services as the firm’s senior managing director. He will focus on foundations, endowments, health care, higher education institutions, and retirement plans.

Prior to joining Mason, Courson served as senior managing director of Hartland & Company in Cleveland, Ohio. He also served as president and chief investment officer of Lancaster Pollard Investment Advisory Group. This firm was acquired by Hartland in 2015.  He also was the CIO of a $10 billion public fund.

"We are excited to add Bill to the Mason team,” says President and CIO Scott George. We believe that our clients will benefit greatly from his investment experience and thought leadership. As a former Chief Investment Officer of a large portfolio, Bill understands the complexities of the role and his client focus makes him a perfect cultural fit for our firm."

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