MFS Hires Director of Consultant Relations

December 5, 2011 ( – MFS Investment Management hired Kristen E. Colvin as director of consultant relations.

In this new position, Colvin will cover East Coast-based consulting firms and focus on further developing MFS’ defined contribution business. She is based in Boston and reports to Ravi Venkataraman, global head of Consultant Relations for MFS.

Colvin joins MFS after six years at New England Pension Consultants (NEPC), where she was most recently an investment consultant, responsible for a range of client accounts. She served on NEPC’s defined contribution consulting team and led the firm’s research effort on target date products.

Colvin earned a BA in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross. She holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation from the CAIA Association and is a member of the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA) as well.