Clark Capital Management Group Appoints National Sales Manager

PHILADELPHIA, PA., Oct. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clark Capital Management Group announced today that Christopher Cullen has joined the firm as National Sales Manager. Mr. Cullen will direct Clark Capital's Investment Consultant Team and will lead the firm's efforts to drive the continued growth of its asset management business throughout the country.

A senior sales leader in the asset management industry, Chris previously served as Divisional Vice President at Curian Capital. He specializes in motivating and mentoring sales professionals as they help financial advisors in their efforts to deliver successful outcomes to their clients.

Chris will report to Brendan Clark, President of Clark Capital Management Group. "I'm excited to welcome Chris to the Business Development Team and to Clark Capital," said Clark. "Chris shares our vision of working in a high-touch, collaborative model with financial advisors to ensure that clients' investment strategies are personalized to their unique needs. With his extensive consultative sales experience and talent for helping others succeed, Chris will lead our efforts to constantly strengthen the great partnership model we have built with financial advisors and their clients. "

In his role as National Sales Manager, Cullen will work alongside the National Accounts and Corporate Marketing teams in Philadelphia, PA.

About Clark Capital Management Group

Clark Capital Management Group is an independent asset management firm providing institutional quality investment solutions to individual investors, corporations, foundations, and retirement plans. The firm was founded in 1986 and has been entrusted with approximately $3.3 billion in assets. Our investment philosophy is driven by a single-minded focus: to add value for our collective clients. This focus requires us to seek superior risk-adjusted returns over full market cycles. It compels us to maintain a long-term perspective and provide innovative investment management solutions that enable clients to achieve their life goals. For more information, visit ccmg.com and follow @ClarkCapital on Twitter.

Past performance is not indicative of future results. There is no guarantee of the future performance of any Clark Capital investment portfolio. Clark Capital Management Group, Inc. is an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. More information about Clark Capital's advisory services can be found in its Form ADV, which is available upon request.

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CONTACT: Kina Simeone Clark Clark Capital Management Group Office: 215-569-2224 Cell: 610-909-1907 kina@ccmg.com www.ccmg.com

Source:Clark Capital Management Group, Inc.