Investment firm Aristotle Capital Management said Thursday that it has hired Drew Krepelka as vice president of sales and marketing. Previously, Krepelka worked at Capital Group Private Client Services, a division of Capital Group, where he served as senior vice president and consultant relationship manager. Krepelka is based in Aristotle’s LA office.
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aristotle Capital Management, LLC (“Aristotle”), a value-oriented investment management firm for institutional and high net worth clients, today announced the expansion of its sales and marketing team with the addition of Drew Krepelka as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. He will be based in Aristotle’s Los Angeles office.
“Drew comes to Aristotle with a well known reputation of spearheading business development and delivering effective client communications,” said Gary Lisenbee, Aristotle’s Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer. “Drew’s strength in the retail market complements our growing institutional presence and allows us to further expand our investment offerings into retail channels.”
Drew brings more than 13 years of investment industry experience to Aristotle. He most recently served as Senior Vice President, Consultant Relationship Manager at Capital Group Private Client Services, a division of Capital Group, one of the world’s largest investment management firms. At Capital Group, he was responsible for cultivating and managing relationships with high net worth consultants, family offices and registered investment advisors.
“I’m delighted to join Aristotle and play a role in its continued growth,” said Krepelka. “I come to Aristotle from a very large investment management firm, so I am excited to have the opportunity to join a firm that still has tremendous growth potential along with a highly respected investment team. Aristotle has been growing in stature within the industry and its investment professionals are experts in their focus areas.”
Krepelka is one of a string of recent strategic hires as Aristotle’s assets under management have increased significantly over the past 12 months. More recently, seasoned equity analysts Gregory D. Padilla, CFA and Alberto Jimenez Crespo, CFA joined the global portfolio management team, while Geneviève Plourde, CFA joined as Senior Vice President on the Client Service and Marketing team.
Drew earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Wheaton College. He also attended the London School of Economics and Political Science.
About Aristotle Capital Management
With offices in Los Angeles and Orange County, California, Aristotle Capital Management, LLC is a value-oriented investment management firm with a unique and highly disciplined approach focused on investing in high-quality companies. Investment decisions are based on our investment team’s long collective experience, in-depth fundamental research and our ability to assess and act on change. Our long-term investment horizon is aligned with our clients’ goals to grow assets and control risk. Aristotle offers multiple investment solutions including Value Equity, International Equity, Global Equity and Global Opportunities. Our clients include public and ERISA funds, corporations, foundations, endowments, Taft-Hartley, charitable organizations and high net worth individuals. Please visit http://www.aristotlecap.com for more information.
Aristotle Capital Management, LLC is an independent investment adviser registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended. Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. More information about Aristotle including our investment strategies, fees and objectives can be found in our ADV Part 2, which is available upon request.