Forward Management Expands Sales and Marketing Teams

September 7, 2011 ( – Forward Management, LLC has appointed Jason Clarke as a Vice President of Sales and Eileen McCarthy as a Senior Product Marketing Manager.

Clarke has joined Forward’s Intermediary Sales team as a Regional Sales Director for the Eastern territory. He will focus on serving financial advisers in the Eastern region. Clarke served as a Vice President in the Wealth Management division at Merrill Lynch, where he assisted in overseeing the Mid East region of Ohio, Michigan, and West Virginia. Clarke holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation and a BS in Business Administration from The College of New Jersey. 

McCarthy will develop marketing and communication programs and materials to support Forward’s growing alternative product lineup. In her previous position, McCarthy was Director of Marketing Communications at Mellon Capital Management in San Francisco. She supported multiple sales channels and client teams throughout the U.S. and abroad. She previously held senior marketing roles at Bank of America and Wells Fargo and holds a BA degree from San Diego State University.