Mick McLaughlin

Mick McLaughlin

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Mick McLaughlin is Managing Director and Head of Business Development at Bitwise Asset Management, a firm that focuses on top-rated security, tax prep, and investor relations. Mick is an accomplished financial industry professional with more than 20 years of experience in client service, strategic level investment management and sales leadership in a variety of start-up, transitional and high growth environments for industry leading investment advisory firms and fund companies. He is skilled in training and developing personnel to create high-performance service and sales support teams. Previously, he was a Managing Director and Head of Americas ETF Distribution for Deutsche Bank.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Prior to joining Bitwise, he was Vice President of West Coast RIA and Bank Channel at Hartford Funds.

  • He was also Head of Intermediary Sales at 55 Capital, an investment manager delivering dynamically managed global portfolios with ETFs.

  • He was Business Develop Manager at Russell Investments, where he was consistently recognized as #1 wholesaler in monthly meetings.

  • While at Russell Investments, he also profitably managed the firm's largest territory, Seattle to Kentucky.

  • Previously, he was Director and Senior Business Development Officer at BlackRock, instrumental in helping the firm achieve its consistent #1 rating.

  • At BlackRock, he raised approximately $1B in net new assets to achieve the title of Top Business Development Officer in Monthly Meeting.

  • He also served as Director and Business Development Manager at Barclays, responsible for hiring and placing 5 hybrids throughout the country.

  • He was also a Financial Advisor at Prudential Securities, where he provided full-service, personal investment solutions.

  • He received his BA degree in Government from California State University - Sacramento.

Mick McLaughlin's Certifications

  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary, AIF

  • Certified Investment Management Analyst, CIMA