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Colonial Consulting Announces the Appointment of Thomas Bockhorst as General Counsel

Colonial Consulting General Counsel to Make Broad Contributions to Firm's Growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York, NY, Dec 20, 2010 - Colonial Consulting, LLC, a leading investment advisor with a core focus on not-for-profits, is pleased to announce that Thomas Bockhorst has joined the firm as General Counsel and Senior Research Advisor. With his background as both a lawyer and finance professional, Mr. Bockhorst will be contributing to the firm's research process and will be applying his expertise and broad experience to benefit the firm's continued growth and delivery of service to Colonial's clients. He will be serving as Colonial鈥檚 first general counsel.

"Tom's decision to join Colonial continues our ongoing efforts to maintain and enhance our research process, as he brings strong experience and knowledge across a number of disciplines," said Colonial Managing Director Charlie Georgalas. "Furthermore, as a long-time client of Colonial's, we know that Tom shares our philosophy as it relates to focusing only on exceptional investment firms uncovered and monitored with a rigorous process."

Mr. Bockhorst joins Colonial Consulting as general counsel after ten years at Welch Foods, most recently as Finance Director - Treasurer where he oversaw Welch鈥檚 cash and risk management functions, including having responsibility for the company鈥檚 investment portfolio, hedging activities, and bank financing. Before this role, Tom served as Senior Counsel in Welch's law department handling a broad range of issues, from contracts, trademarks, advertising/promotions, HR matters, and litigation. Prior to Welch's, Mr. Bockhorst's experience included working in law firms advising clients and litigating business and employment disputes and at Deloitte & Touche working in public accounting. Mr. Bockhorst has degrees from Princeton University and New York University's Stern School, and the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

About Colonial Consulting, LLC鈥

Colonial Consulting is a leading investment consulting firm founded in 1980 with a focus on strong performance. With the firm's experience, expertise, and in-depth research, Colonial provides exceptional investment advice and full service consulting so that its clients can meet their financial objectives and long-term ability to achieve their mission. Approximately 90% of Colonial's clients' assets are in endowments or foundations. As a result, the firm is structured to specifically work with the requirements and challenges of these institutions. Colonial's efforts are focused on a number of areas and are driven by the deeply rooted philosophy that the firm exists to serve clients and that their success defines its own.

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Charles Georgalas
鈥750 Third Avenue 20th Floor鈥
New York, NY 10017
鈥212-218-4900