David Perkes is a regional vice president in the private client group at Tortoise, covering the wirehouse, independent and registered investment adviser channels in Southern California and Arizona. Previously, David was with Old Mutual Asset Management, where he marketed liquid alternatives and traditional mutual funds, hedge fund-of-funds and separate accounts to the wirehouse and independent channels. Before that, David’s responsibilities at Old Mutual included product and sales desk management. David started in the industry in January 2000. He also has experience working as an internal wholesaler with Jackson National Life and as an account specialist representative with Janus. David has a Bachelor of Science in applied art and sciences in kinesiology from San Diego State University. He has passed the Series 6, 7, 24, 63 and 66 exams and holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) designation. In his time away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his three girls, surfing, running and playing volleyball.


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Leawood, KS 66211

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