COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Jo Ann Quinif has joined Diamond Hill Capital Management as Managing Director and Head of Institutional Sales. She brings 17 years of sales, marketing and client service experience in the investment industry to this new role. Ms. Quinif reports to Lisa Wesolek, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Distribution."Jo Ann's depth of experience will be a tremendous asset to Diamond Hill and our institutional clients," said Ms. Wesolek. "As we continue to grow our firm, it is essential that we find team members who share our investment philosophy and values. Her commitment to client service makes Jo Ann a great fit for Diamond Hill." Prior to joining Diamond Hill, Ms. Quinif was Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing at Weitz Investment Management in Omaha, Nebraska. Prior to that, she held various roles at Ariel Capital Management. Ms. Quinif earned her Masters of Business Administration from Xavier University, has a bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University, and holds FINRA Series 6, 66 and 24 licenses. About Diamond Hill : We are an independent investment management firm with significant employee ownership and $21.0 billion in assets under management as of August 31, 2017. We provide services to institutions and individuals through mutual funds, institutional separate accounts, exchange traded funds, and private investment funds. Our strategies include long-only equity, alternative long-short equity, and fixed income. We serve our clients by providing investment strategies that deliver lasting value through a shared commitment to our intrinsic value-based investment philosophy, long-term perspective, disciplined approach and alignment with our clients' interests. For more information visit www.diamond-hill.com. Diamond Hill Capital Management, Inc. is a subsidiary of Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DHIL). View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/diamond-hill-capital-management-appoints-new-head-of-institutional-sales-300518189.html SOURCE Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc.