Russell Turns to Fortmeyer for Outsourcing Post

January 31, 2011 ( – Russell Investments has hired Crissie Fortmeyer as director, non-profit investment outsourcing, Americas Institutional.

A news release said Fortmeyer will serve Russell’s non-profit clients and will also be responsible for growing Russell’s presence in this market.   

Fortmeyer has 20 years of experience working with endowments, foundations and other non-profit organizations on investment outsourcing, investment policy statements, governance and asset allocation and spending policies. Additionally, she has particular expertise in alternative strategies and in developing alternatives portfolios specifically designed for non-profit organizations, the news release said.

Prior to joining Russell, Fortmeyer worked at Commonfund where she was managing director and head of sales. She will be based in Russell’s New York office.