SOURCE: Federal Street Advisors

December 02, 2014 09:36 ET

Federal Street Advisors Welcomes Molly Betournay to Its Boston Office

Betournay to Help Enhance the Firm's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Sustainable Investing Expertise

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2014) - Federal Street Advisors, an independent investment consultant and wealth management firm for individuals, families, foundations and nonprofit organizations, announced today that Molly Betournay has joined their firm as an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Research Analyst. 

"I am very excited to be joining Federal Street Advisors' experienced research team. Federal Street has a 23 year history of sustainable and socially responsible investing, and I am thrilled to be able to use my expertise to supplement their already deep due diligence in this growing area of the market," said Betournay.

Betournay brings over 10 years of experience in the ESG financial world. Most recently, she was Head of U.S. Research at EIRIS where she executed the U.S. Research strategy to keep the firm on the leading edge of trends in ESG investing. Betournay has published many papers on the subject and will offer a wealth of knowledge which will continue to enhance Federal Street Advisors' ESG expertise. 

"We are very excited to have Molly join our research team. Federal Street has always had a strong presence in sustainable and socially responsible investing, matching our clients' unique social objectives with experienced third party investment managers who meet our strict criteria. With the increase in both the number and complexity of these investment offerings, Molly's knowledge of ESG investing combined with our time-tested due diligence process will keep us at the forefront of this ever-changing industry," said Kristin Fafard, Chief Investment Officer and Federal Street's Investment Committee Chair.

About Federal Street Advisors

Founded in 1991, Federal Street has extensive knowledge of financial markets and is experienced in finding world-class investment managers. A Boston-based team of 35 investment and service professionals help clients solve complex financial problems. Federal Street Advisors is owned and managed by its employees. The firm applies its expertise in a wide range of areas, including financial planning, asset allocation, manager evaluation, portfolio construction, and performance evaluation. For more information, visit

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