Boston Financial e-Business Leader Receives Rising Star of Mutual Funds Award

Boston Financial e-Business Leader Receives Rising Star of Mutual Funds Award

Brian Melter Recognized For Development of e-Commerce Solutions

PR Newswire

QUINCY, Mass., May 3, 2013

QUINCY, Mass., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Financial Data Services,
Inc., a leading provider of consultative expertise and industry-leading
investor and intermediary services to the financial industry, today announced
that Brian Melter, managing director for the firm's e-Business marketing and
delivery strategies, was named one of the 2013 Rising Stars of Mutual Funds.

Selected by the editors of Institutional Investor's Fund Industry
Intelligence, the Rising Stars represent up-and-comers whose accomplishments
in, and contributions to, their firms and the industry make them stand out
among their peers and position them as future industry leaders. The awards
were presented at the 20^th Anniversary Mutual Fund Industry Awards ceremony
held April 25, 2013 in New York.

The Rising Star recognition underscores Mr. Melter's significant industry work
in e-Business strategy and development, specifically toward implementing
advanced digital solutions that foster cost-effective growth and enhance
client and advisor engagement.

"We're delighted that Brian has been named a Rising Star," said Mike Rizzo,
chief information officer of Boston Financial. "It's a testimony to his talent
and his industry-wide leadership in the e-Business arena. With his deep
experience in creating innovative technologies that drive strategic growth,
Brian is indeed a standout among his peers."

In his role at Boston Financial, Mr. Melter draws on his significant
expertise, working closely with his team and collaborating with clients to
create and implement platforms that support their strategic needs. Over his
17-year career, he has developed specific e-Business access tools for clients
and advisors, furthered the integration of audio and video content into Web
portals, and helped pioneer the fully electronic online account opening
process, advanced e-Delivery strategies, and the introduction of advisor
on-line registrations.

About Boston Financial
For 40 years, Boston Financial Data Services, Inc. has provided investor and
intermediary services to the financial marketplace. Boston Financial was
founded in 1973 as a unique partnership between two of the leading forces in
the mutual fund business: DST Systems, Inc. of Kansas City, Mo., and State
Street Corporation of Boston, Mass. For more information, visit the company
website at

About Institutional Investor Awards
For more than 40 years, Institutional Investor has recognized people and
companies in the U.S. and around the world for performance and professional
excellence. The integrity of Institutional Investor's editorial and
research-supported rankings and awards have earned high regard in the industry
and continue to contribute to those industry standards by which excellence is

Ann Marie Mierzykowski
Boston Financial Data Services, Inc.

SOURCE Boston Financial Data Services, Inc.

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