U.S. Bancorp Names Senior Counsel

January 22, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – U.S. Bancorp Fund Services has hired Brett Meili as legal counsel to support its alternative investment products and services division.

Meili brings more than 20 years of experience with securities law to his new role, including 17 years spent in the registered and unregistered fund industry. He previously served as chief compliance officer and anti-money-laundering reporting officer of Stark Investments, and acted as chief legal officer of the Baird Funds and senior counsel for the Strong family of mutual funds.

“U.S. Bancorp Fund Services knows that innovative services must be built and supported by industry-leading experts to ensure our clients’ success on every level,” said Christine Waldron, senior vice president of alternative investments for U.S. Bancorp Fund Services. “We are excited to once again expand our base of experts to help ensure that we are providing prudent oversight in the alternative investments space.”

Meili received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Northwestern University and his Master of Business Administration and juris doctorate from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he graduated with honors. Meili is a member of the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.

Sara Kelly