The Hartford Funds has named Brian Garrette and Michael Tobin divisional sales managers, overseeing the mutual fund company's south and west regions, respectively. They both report to Jeff Reiss, head of retail sales.

Garrette was promoted from his previous position at Hartford Funds as advisor consultant, where he was responsible for sales in the wire house channel, and Tobin joined the firm from LPL Financial Services, where he served as the senior vice president, national sales manager, responsible for sales and marketing of advisory platforms.

“Brian's and Michael's extensive sales experience in the mutual fund space is a valuable asset to Hartford Funds,”stated Reiss. “The appointment of these two industry veterans into the divisional sales manager role is a reflection of Hartford Funds' commitment to supporting distributors as we drive business growth.”

Hartford Funds was established in 1996 and managed some $91 billion in assets under as of March 31.

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