Boston Advisors, LLC
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Boston Advisors, LLC

Boston Advisors, LLC is an independent, quantitatively disciplined investment firm that delivers innovative, thoughtfully applied solutions with the aim of providing consistent results to both the world's largest institutional investors and high-net-worth individual investors. It has approximately $2.83 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2014. Boston Advisors, LLC is a subadviser of Nationwide Funds.

Douglas A. Riley, CFA

Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager
Nationwide Growth Fund

As a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Mr. Riley brings more than eighteen years of industry-related experience to Boston Advisors. As a member of the Institutional Equity Team, he has primary responsibility for the firm's growth equity strategies. Prior to joining Boston Advisors, Mr. Riley was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Babson-United Investment Advisors. In addition to serving as Vice-Chairman of the Investment Committee, he managed private accounts for high net worth clients and institutional portfolios, and was instrumental in the development and implementation of a quantitatively-based stock selection process. Mr. Riley earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration and Finance from Emory University and a M.B.A. degree from Northeastern University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, and is a member of the CFA Institute and of the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Michael J. Vogelzang

President & Chief Investment Officer  
Nationwide Growth Fund

As President and CIO, he is responsible for overseeing the firm’s equity, fixed-income and alternative investment activities and general business practices. Mr. Vogelzang has managed Boston Advisors since 1997. He also chairs the independent Board of Directors.

Vogelzang earned a B.A. degree in economics and political science from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the Boston Security Analyst Society.

David Hanna

Senior Vice President & Director of Alternative Investments
Nationwide Growth Fund

As Senior Vice President and Director of Research and Alternative Investment, Mr. Hanna directs Boston Advisors’ efforts with alternative asset classes, hedged investments and derivatives. He is a portfolio manager on the Broad Allocation Strategies team, which manages a global tactical asset allocation product, where he focuses on commodities and currencies. He also directs the quantitative research of the firm that relates to stock selection, asset class selection and risk modeling. Mr. Hanna has more than 20 years of industry related experience. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior portfolio manager in the Global Hedge Fund Strategies Group of State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), and served in various roles at SSgA from 1997 to 2005, both in Boston and London. Prior to joining SSgA, he was Vice President, Quantitative Analysis, at Standish, Ayer & Wood from 1992-1997. At previous firms he worked in proprietary trading, small cap portfolio management and portfolio insurance.

Hanna earned a B.S. in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University in 1987 and completed an honors degree with a thesis on derivatives hedging. He also attended the Institute Universitaire de Technologie in Nice, France, focusing on European Business.

Edward Mulrane

Vice President, Director of Quantitative Research
Nationwide Growth Fund

As a Vice President and Director of Quantitative Research, Ted manages the group responsible for proprietary model research and development at Boston Advisors. The group focuses on stock, asset class, market and risk modeling for traditional and alternative investment management efforts. Ted is a member of the portfolio management team for Boston Advisors’ suite of global tactical asset allocation products and serves as lead portfolio manager for the Dynamic Risk Parity strategy. He also contributes to the development of investment technology and processes for the firm. Prior to joining Boston Advisors, Ted spent over six years in the semiconductor and technology industries as a Senior Design Engineer with Advanced Micro Devices and a R&D Engineer with Hewlett-Packard.

Mulrane earned a Master of Business Administration with High Honors and a Master of Science in Mathematical Finance, both from Boston University. He also holds a Master and Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. Ted holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and the CFA Institute.