5/31/2018 Company News

Tortoise‘s Client First Approach Expands with New Additions to its Distribution Team

LEAWOOD, KS - May 31, 2018 - Tortoise, a specialized investment firm whose purpose is to make an impact through essential assets and income investing, continues its focus on delivering differentiated client solutions and exceptional client service with the addition of new team members.

Larry Pokora, Director - Institutional Sales and Client Service, will focus on serving Tortoise‘s institutional investors and their consultants. He is based in Norwalk, Conn. Mr. Pokora previously worked for LibreMax Capital. Also new to that team is Justin Moulder, Vice President who joined the firm from Comdata Inc.

Matthew Blind also joined Tortoise as a Director. He previously worked at Fidelity. He is based in Cohasset, Mass. and will serve family offices and raise capital in private markets. Joe Flores, who was previously Regional Vice President in the Private Client Group covering the North Central territory, will now work with family offices, and Brian Kilar has joined Tortoise from Putnam Investments and will take over the North Central territory. Strategic Client Group Director Kristin Blundo Douglass recently moved to Tortoise from Indus Capital. She is based in New York.

“Delivering innovative products along with excellent client service has always been our number one priority,” said Jason McElwee, Managing Director of Distribution at Tortoise. “We feel that these enhancements further align the team with our evolving client needs.”

About Tortoise

Tortoise specializes in essential assets and income. Tortoise invests in assets and services that serve essential needs in society and can also serve essential client needs, such as diversification and income. Tortoise‘s energy investing expertise across the energy value chain, including infrastructure and MLPs, dates back more than 15 years. Through a variety of investment vehicles, Tortoise provides access to a wide range of client solutions, focused on their evolving needs. For more information, please visit www.tortoiseadvisors.com.


Pam Kearney, 866-362-9331
Investor and Public Relations