Tesh Gebremedhin joined PFM in 2002 as account coordinator in the investment consulting division. He is now the senior managing consultant for the deferred compensation and defined contribution (DC) consulting practice, and currently works with several large DC plans. He serves as the day-to-day contact and performs ongoing monitoring and investment performance analysis, including quarterly report production and manager searches. He coordinates and is heavily involved with conducting analysis of vendor searches for recordkeeping/administration Requests for Proposals. He is responsible for coordinating portfolio management/trading activities of PFM’s multi-asset class managed portfolio solutions.
Tesh began his career at The Philadelphia Depository Trust Company working in various capacities within the dividend and reorganization divisions. He later worked in the conversions department of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) in New York, overseeing the dissemination of corporate action notifications to member firms. He also worked in membership administration as a senior compliance officer ensuring that member firms or prospective members met all legal requirements and documentation in order to transact securities settlement and clearance through the DTCC and the National Securities Clearing Corporation.