Unified Fund Services Selects Jeff Young to Lead Relationship Management

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Unified Fund Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated since 2006, has appointed Jeff Young as senior vice president of relationship management for the company.

"Jeff's expertise in both the mutual fund servicing and investment advisory arena will benefit both our clients and our colleagues. He brings more than 20 years of financial services experience to our service platform," said Brian Blomquist, president of Unified Fund Services.

Founded in Indianapolis in 1952, Unified's turnkey services include mutual fund accounting, administration, transfer agency, compliance support, distribution and custody services.

In his role, Young and his team will continue to support Unified's clients to ensure quality service delivery, while also leading initiatives designed to further strengthen Unified's position in the industry.

Prior to joining Unified in 2010, Young was managing director and Chief Operating Officer of WealthStone, Inc., a Columbus-based wealth management firm.  Before joining WealthStone, he spent nearly 14 years with BISYS Fund Services, where he held a number of executive positions, including Senior Vice President of Client Services.  Young received both his Bachelor's degree and MBA from Ohio University and is a member of the university's Finance Advisory Council.  He has served on a number of mutual fund boards and holds his Series 7 and 24 securities licenses.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN) is a $52 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.  Through its affiliated companies, Huntington has been providing a full range of financial services including checking, loans, savings, insurance and investment services to customers for 144 years.  Huntington has more than 600 banking offices across six states. Huntington also offers retail and commercial financial services online at huntington.com; through its telephone bank; and through its network of over 1,300 ATMs.

SOURCE Huntington Bancshares Incorporated