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Ultimus Announces David James as General Counsel and Director of Fund Administration


Accomplished '40 Act Attorney Joins Flourishing Fund Services Firm

Fund Solutions®, LLC
(Ultimus®), one of the
largest independent providers of mutual fund servicing, is pleased to
announce the addition of David James as General Counsel and Vice
President, Director of Fund Administration. This development reinforces
the firm's commitment to employing knowledgeable and experienced
professionals on its team.

As General Counsel and VP, Director of Fund Administration, James is
responsible for the legal aspects of the company's operations, strategic
initiatives and corporate activities. In addition, he will oversee all
aspects of the fund administration department including the overall
delivery of administration services to the company's clients,
contractual matters, product development, and provide support to the
company's executive management team.

"David is a fantastic addition to our team and will be instrumental in
taking Ultimus to a higher level," said Dina
, Executive Vice President, Director of Fund Administration
and Compliance at Ultimus. "He is highly respected in the industry for
his skills and expertise in Fund Administration coupled with his
excellent reputation for client service. We are excited to have him join

Prior to joining Ultimus, James served as Managing Director and Managing
Counsel at State Street heading up its fund administration legal
department, which included leading a group of over 50 attorneys and
paralegals that provided legal regulatory services to over 60 mutual
fund complexes. He holds a law degree from Ohio Northern University
Pettit College of Law. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Political
Science from East Tennessee State University. James is a member of the
Massachusetts and New York Bars.

"David's twenty plus years focusing on the 1940 Act and providing
leadership to large fund administration departments brings additional
depth and breadth which allows us to grow and expand our service model,"
said Gary
, Managing Director and President at Ultimus. "David will be
instrumental in partnering with our asset management clients as they
continue to navigate the complexities of today's regulatory
environment. Our clients will truly benefit from his expertise."

Speaking from his perspective as one of the founders of Ultimus Fund
Solutions, Mark
, Managing Director and Co-CEO of Ultimus said, "In the 19
years since launching Ultimus, we have built our firm based on
connecting the best talent to service our loyal clients. David is an
ideal fit with our culture because he is client-driven, business savvy
and brings a practical sense to any matter. We are delighted that David
has chosen to invest in our long-term growth."

About Ultimus Fund Solutions, LLC

Ultimus Fund Solutions provides highly customized and comprehensive
middle and back office services to investment advisers. Ultimus'
high-quality services include solutions for mutual funds, separately
managed accounts, private investment funds and other pooled investment

Our offering comes with a deep commitment to excellence, achieved
through our investments in both talent and technology, with constant
focus on maintaining our boutique service culture. As a result, Ultimus
has stood out as an award-winning, trusted business partner to
investment advisers and fund families since 1999.

Ultimus' comprehensive service solutions are performed by seasoned teams
of accountants, attorneys, paralegals, application developers and other
professionals with a wealth of financial services experience. For more
information, visit

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