Rob Walker Joins Compass EMP as President

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Rob Walker has jointed Compass Efficient Model Portfolios, a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC. as the firm's president. Walker's 20-year career began in commercial banking with Regions Financial (NYSE: RF) and investment banking on Wall Street with Merrill Lynch & Co. (now part of Bank of America NYSE: BAC). He held several senior operating and financial positions with WebMD/Emdeon (NYSE: HLTH), KPAC Solutions and Caris Diagnostics. Most recently, Walker managed Hothead Partners, a management consulting company offering advisory services in strategic planning, capital raising and business growth initiatives.

Rob Walker

We are excited to add Rob's proven leadership abilities, integrity and experience to our team as we continue executing our aggressive expansion plans

Compass Efficient Model Portfolios announced today that Robert W. ("Rob") Walker, Jr. has joined the firm as president.

"We are excited to add Rob's proven leadership abilities, integrity and experience to our team as we continue executing our aggressive expansion plans," said David J. Moore, CFP®, managing partner of Compass Efficient Model Portfolios.

"Rob's strategic skills, vision and work ethic make him an ideal match for Compass EMP as we embark upon a number of new operating and marketing initiatives," added Managing Partner Stephen M. Hammers, CIMA®.

Walker's 20-year career began in commercial banking with Regions Financial (NYSE: RF) and investment banking on Wall Street with Merrill Lynch & Co. (now part of Bank of America NYSE: BAC). He held several senior operating and financial positions with WebMD/Emdeon (NYSE: HLTH), KPAC Solutions and Caris Diagnostics.

Most recently, Walker managed Hothead Partners, a management consulting company offering advisory services in strategic planning, capital raising and business growth initiatives. His clients included American Pharmacy, Asurion, Indie Extreme, Salix Ventures, 21st Century Health Ventures, Wheelhouse Partners, and others.

Walker is a summa cum laude graduate of Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., and he holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

About Compass Efficient Model Portfolios: Founded in 1996 in Brentwood, Tenn., Compass EMP is a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC. Compass EMP is an Exchange Traded Fund ("ETF") manager offering globally diversified, multi-asset class investment portfolios to financial advisors and their clients. Compass EMP launched two mutual funds (tickers: CTMAX and LTGAX) in 2008 to provide its institutional money management services to a broader base of investors. Additional information about the company is available at http://www.CompassEMP.com.

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