Garrett Walls has agreed to join Angelo Gordon & Co. as head of marketing. He previously was with TCW Group, as a managing director responsible for strategic relationships.
Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P. (“Angelo, Gordon”) announced today that Garrett Walls will join Angelo, Gordon as Head of Marketing effective April 5. Walls joins the firm from TCW, where he served as Group Managing Director responsible for strategic relationships. He will be based in New York.
Marsha Roth, who has led marketing for Angelo, Gordon for more than 20 years, was named Senior Managing Director and will shift her focus to strategic initiatives, including geographic expansion in international markets including Australia and Asia, where the firm has significant opportunity for growth and development.
“We are thrilled to have Garrett join us”, said John Angelo, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Angelo, Gordon. “Garrett has had a stellar career — first with IBM, next with JP Morgan, and then TCW for the last few years. He brings a history of strong leadership, strategic client knowledge, and extensive relationships with some of the most sophisticated institutional clients in North America.”
“These personnel moves provide leadership succession for our marketing team, while retaining top talent to expand our presence in important global markets,” Angelo added. He praised Roth’s contributions to the firm’s success. “Marsha has been with us from the founding of Angelo, Gordon, and has been a powerful voice in bringing the firm’s investments to the market. We look forward to her continued work with our investors in the years ahead.”
Roth noted “I have known Garrett for some time, and am excited that he accepted our offer. Our investors remain in skilled hands. I look forward to a seamless transition and continuing to serve the firm and our investors by shifting my focus to new business initiatives.”
“I’m excited to join Angelo, Gordon,” said Walls. “I believe the firm’s product breadth, and strong and stable long-term investment record, make the firm an attractive option for investors seeking alternative investment strategies. I also want to thank Marsha and her team for their help in creating such a smooth transition.”
Ruth Gitlin, a senior executive and long-serving veteran of Angelo, Gordon, will continue to head up the firm’s Client Services team.
About Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Angelo, Gordon & Co., founded in 1988, is a leading provider of alternative investment products with $22 billion in assets under management. The firm, through a joint venture with General Electric, serves as a manager for the US Treasury’s Public-Private Investment Program. The firm’s core strategies include distressed, real estate, private equity, mortgage-backed securities and multi-strategy. The firm is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and London. For more information, visit www.angelogordon.com