Wilshire Associates Appoints President

March 23, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Wilshire Associates Incorporated appointed John C. Hindman president of the firm.

Hindman joined Wilshire in 2008 as chief financial officer and was subsequently promoted to chief operating officer.

The heads of Wilshire’s four business units will report to Hindman. They include: Julia Bonafede, president, Wilshire Consulting; Mark Hansen, president, Wilshire Analytics; Kevin Nee, president, Wilshire Private Markets; and Jamie Ohl, president, Wilshire Funds Management.

Hindman has also held various executive level positions during his career. Most notably, he served as executive vice president of finance for Allianz Global Investors, where he worked directly with PIMCO, Oppenheimer Capital, Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management, RCM Capital Management and NFJ Investment Group.

Additionally, Hindman has held the positions of chief financial officer of Paul Hastings, chief financial officer of eCloser, director and chief executive officer of Cypress Financial Services and vice president of finance of West Capital Financial Services.

He earned his CPA while working for Arthur Andersen. Hindman is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics.