President, Hartford Funds
Jim Davey is president of Hartford Funds. He is responsible for the ongoing oversight and management of the business, helping to craft and execute upon the firm’s strategic vision for growth. Since his appointment in 2010, Jim has overseen continuous asset growth within the mutual fund business as it maintains a sharp focus on building deep relationships with financial advisors to help investors reach their long-term financial goals.
Before assuming leadership of Hartford Funds, Jim previously served as executive vice president of the retirement division and the employer markets group at The Hartford.
Prior to joining the organization, Jim served in various management roles at Merrill Lynch, including director of 401(k) alliance management and director of corporate and institutional 401(k) product management, overseeing product profitability and marketing strategy.
Jim currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Investment Company Institute (ICI).
Jim earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from King’s College and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.