Cresset Asset Management, a Chicago-based RIA, has named Randy Conte to the position of chief operating officer (COO), the company recently announced in a news release.

In his new role, Conte will oversee all client service, technology and operations, information and systems technology, HR, trading and reporting.

Before joining Cresset, Conte was president of Parkway Bank and Trust and Parkway Bancorp, a $2.7 billion community bank headquartered in Harwood Heights, Ill.

Conte earned a B.S. degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago.