Press Release

December 2, 2020–Philadelphia, PA   Industry veteran Len Oremland has joined Xponance®, Inc. as Managing Director, Head of Distribution and Client Engagement.  Len will join the firm’s management committee and lead all aspects of Sales, Consultant Relations, Client Service, Marketing and Public Relations.  He brings to Xponance® over 30 years of institutional and cross channel experience, primarily in global distribution leadership & engagement roles.  He will manage the firm’s five member sales and client service team and will report directly to Xponance® Founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer Tina Byles Williams and McCullough “Mac” Williams, III, President and Chief Operating Officer.

Ms. Williams stated, “Len has a wealth of investment experience and is a leader in the investment industry who provides value for clients and consultants.  We are delighted to have him join Xponance® as a Managing Director as we continue to expand our client solutions capabilities and deliver alpha through our global equity multi-manager, active and passive equity and fixed income strategies as well as the Aapryl allocator empowerment system.”

Len added, “I could not be more excited to take on this defining role in my career…Tina, Mac and the employee-owners of Xponance® have distinguished the firm as an industry leader in Diversity and Inclusion, both as a direct investment manager, and in their Emerging Manager of Managers programs.  It will be an honor to collaborate with the team to further the mission and grow our client and consultant engagement.”

Before joining Xponance® in 2020, Len served as Managing Director, Head of Global Consultant Relations at OFI Global Asset Management (an OppenheimerFunds company) where he led all aspects of consultant relations efforts and was a member of various internal management, operational & diversity committees. His prior experience includes senior Distribution and Management roles at Ares Management, ING Investment Management and Cowen & Company. He began his investment career at Merrill, Lynch & Co. as a Financial Consultant and Research Analyst.

Len earned his BA in Business Administration from Rutgers College and holds FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses. He is an active private equity investor (biotech, fintech and entertainment ventures), mentor and contributor to the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE), and Board member/ Development Chair of Living Independently for Ever, Inc. (LIFE), a not for profit support organization for persons with disabilities.  A longtime resident of Connecticut, he  volunteers for local  community and food bank organizations. He is also an avid musician (guitar, piano and vocals).

About Xponance®

We are a multi-strategy investment firm whose primary goal is to be a trusted client solutions partner. Our name is derived from the word “exponent” and dually connotes our core objectives—to be a zealous champion for our clients; and to provide higher level engagement and a broader array of solutions to meet their investment needs. We are employee owned by women and diverse professionals, whose common passion is to do the right thing for our clients and each other.

Xponance® is the successor firm representing the integration of two great legacy firms, FIS Group, Inc. and Piedmont Investment Advisors, Inc.  We offer global and non-U.S. equity investment strategies by harnessing the investment edge and focus of proven entrepreneurial or emerging managers in a tested strategic framework. Our specialized due diligence techniques and product seeding of capacity constrained strategies are designed to generate sustainable alpha for our clients. As a direct investment manager, Xponance® specializes in creating systematic, risk controlled active and passive equity strategies. Our active US fixed income strategies span the maturity spectrum and provide income and downside protection through differentiated off-benchmark and off the run securities. Aapryl, a technology company and subsidiary of Xponance®, provides a web-based manager performance analytics and portfolio risk management platform that empowers investors to improve portfolio performance.

Media Contacts:

Tina Byles Williams
CEO & CIO | Founder
Tel: (215) 567-1100

Media Contact:

McCullough Williams
President & Chief Operating Officer
Tel: (215) 567-1100

Media Contact:

Len Oremland
Managing Director & Head of Distribution & Client Engagement
Tel: (215) 567-1100 ex. 1207