Malvern, Pa., based Palladiem has appointed John Lake to the position of national sales director. Lake brings more than two decades of financial services industry experience to Palladiem. Most recently he served as regional director for Loring Ward and as assistant vice president and senior regional director for Lockwood Advisors prior to that. Earlier in his career, Lake held regional vice president positions at both Columbia Management and American Express Financial Advisors (Ameriprise).

Founded in October of 2011, Palladiem LLC, is a SEC?registered, independent and employee?owned RIA firm that manages global, multi?asset class investment strategies, with an emphasis on alternative investments. Palladiem has approximately $500 million in assets under management.