William Grayson and Soraya Betterton have joined Emerging Growth Management of San Francisco. Grayson, who was previously a vice president at J.P. Morgan of New York, will be managing director and chief operating officer. Betterton, formerly managing partner at Green Street Investments of New York, will be a portfolio manager.
Ira Hall has been appointed to the board of American Express Funds, which oversees $122 billion invested in 63 mutual funds. Hall is currently treasurer of Texaco of White Plains, N.Y.