|Echelon Capital Group
Echelon Capital Group is a distribution firm partnering with asset managers to help them position and grow their businesses. Co-founded by former Janus Capital Group Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Institutional Asset Management, John Zimmerman and Jack Swift, Managing Director and National Head of Sales for Janus, the Denver-based partnership was launched in September, 2007, with seed capital from Kemmons Wilson Companies. In forming partnerships with its clients, Echelon Capital Group provides support with marketing strategy, product positioning, sales and client service. Although distribution is Echelon's primary focus at present, the strategic plan is to move rapidly to build an asset management firm. With the optimal combination of distribution and investment management, Echelon Capital Group will provide asset managers and clients a broad array of solutions.