Mr. Hoover joined Johnson Institutional Management in 2015 as the Director of Institutional Sales & Client Service. He brings over 30 years of industry experience to the firm working with institutional consultants and various institutional investors including: Taft-Hartley Plans, Public Funds, Police & Firefighter Funds, Corporate Plans, Foundations & Endowments, Higher Education, Insurance, Captive Insurance Plans and other non-profit organizations. Michael most recently served as Partner & Director of Institutional Sales for St. Louis based Argent Capital Management. Prior to joining Argent, he served as Vice President & Institutional Director at Reams Asset Management, a division of Scout Investments. Before moving to Reams, he served as the Director of Taft-Hartley Marketing & Client Service for Lord, Abbett & Co. Michael began his career at Conseco Capital Management, Inc. where his experience included Institutional Sales, Client Service, Operations and Fixed Income Trading. He most recently served as Vice President and Director of Marketing, Sales & Client Service. He earned a B.S. in Public Finance from Indiana University and is accredited as a Certified Securities Operations Professional by the Institute of Certified Bankers.