Corinthian Cove Partners
Experience. Vision. Execution.
JOHN F. BONEPARTH, MANAGING PARTNER
John Boneparth is a financial consultant to investment management organizations. Most recently, he served as President of Hall Capital Partners in San Francisco, a global investment management firm managing more than $18 billion for large family pools of capital. Previously, he was Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Institutional Management for Putnam Investments, Boston, where he presided over $160 billion in sales over a fourteen year period. He also served as chairman of the board of PanAgora Asset Management, and was a board member of Nissay Asset Management in Japan, Ampega Investment in Germany, and Sceptre Investment Counsel in Canada. Prior to joining Putman, John was Senior Managing Director of Bear Stearns & Co., Inc. in New York City and senior consultant for AG Becker’s Funds Evaluation Division. He has a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also earned a Master’s degree in Education.
RICHARD E. GRAF, PARTNER
Dick Graf has been involved in the investment management industry since 1981. In 2009 he retired as CEO of Marco Consulting Group where he was responsible for the overall management of the consulting practice. Prior to that he was a Partner, Director with (West LB Asset Management) Criterion Investment Management Company, (Nicholas/Applegate) and Senior Consultant with SEI Funds Evaluation Group (AG Becker) as manager of the Southern region with responsibility for all consulting activities and personnel in the region. Dick served on the Board of Directors of AIMSE from 1993 to 2002, and was its President from 2000 to 2001. In 2005 Dick received AIMSE’s Lothrop Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Institutional Asset Management business. A graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, from 2007 to 2010 Dick served as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the West Point Association of Graduates, WPAOG. He also served 6 years as the chairman of the WPAOG investment committee. Dick earned an MBA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas and currently sits on the President’s Advisory Board and Investment Committee at the University of St. Thomas.
GAIL HARRIS, PARTNER
Gail Harris has been conducting presentation skills training for professionals in the financial services industry for the past fourteen years, after decades as a National Emmy Award-winning journalist for public television (PBS) and public radio (NPR). She was the creator, executive producer and host of the “Body & Soul” series for PBS and wrote the accompanying book, “Body & Soul: Your Guide to Health, Happiness and Total Well-being.” She is a former correspondent for ABC News “Nightline” and “World News Tonight” and worked as a reporter and anchor for WGBH, Boston, for most of the 1980s. While there, she co-produced and hosted “Hiroshima Remembered” for PBS, which received a National Emmy Award in 1985. Later, Gail co-hosted another PBS series on campaign finance reform, “Follow the Money,” which received an Overseas Press Club Award in 1997. She is a graduate of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where she received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.
RICHARD N. HOAG, PARTNER
Having spent 30+ years in the investment management industry and most recently with Sawgrass Asset Management where he was responsible for the Corporate, Endowment and Foundation business, Dick Hoag joined Corinthian Cove Consulting in 2017. For the prior seven years, Dick was the Managing Director and President of Landmark Global Partners (and predecessor firm, Liontrust International) as Group Head for the North American Institutional business. Previously, he was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Institutional Sales and Client Service at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (BlackRock in 2007). Before that, Dick was the Executive Vice President and Managing Director of London based Gartmore Global Partners, where he ran the U.S. Institutional business, and was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Mutual Fund Advisory Board. His educational accomplishments include a BA in Economics and Teaching Degree from Lawrence University. He is a past President and served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE), and he is a recipient of their prestigious Richard A. Lothrop Outstanding Achievement Award.
STABLE OF EXPERTS
PATRICIA CLAPP – DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS
STEPHEN DAHL – WEB DEVELOPMENT
MARK HAMILTON – DISTRIBUTION
CHRIS KELLY – MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
LAURA POLLOCK – TALENT ACQUISITION
CHRIS RAE – DISTRIBUTION / ALTERNATIVES
CHARLIE RUFFEL – MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
PAUL SCHAEFFER – STRATEGY
PAIGE SCOTT – TALENT ACQUISITION
CYNTHIA STEER – STRATEGY
SHERRI TULL – BRANDING/ COMMUNICATIONS
LARRY ZIELINSKI – STRATEGY