David Cohen has joined the firm as senior vice president in the investment strategy group. Cohen will focus on increasing the exposure of Sentinel's products on discretionary platforms and recommended lists across broker-dealer, retirement, RIA and bank trust programs. Prior to joining Sentinel, David served as team leader on Hartford Life Distributors' Advisory Relationship Management Team.

Chris Grant has joined Sentinel as regional vice president for the metro New York region, marketing investment offerings to financial advisors in Northern New Jersey, New York City and Long Island. Grant previously was with MFS Fund Distributors for 20 years, where he held field wholesaling positions in Western New England and Northern New Jersey regions.

With Sentinel for 15 years, Greg Pierce has been promoted to regional vice president for the Great Lakes region. Pierce will be responsible for growing and supporting relationships with financial advisors in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, the same territory he previously covered as an internal wholesaler and team leader.

Headquartered in Montpelier, Vt., Sentinel offers mutual funds, retirement plan solutions and institutional investment management. Sentinel Investments' assets under management totaled more than $26.1 billion as of June 30.