Distribution Team

Jaco Brand

Distribution Manager

Jaco joined Bridge Fund Managers (formerly Grindrod Asset Management) in July 2016. He has 17 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry, having started his career at Sanlam Life. Before joining Bridge Fund Managers, he spent 8 years at PPS Investments, establishing a strong distribution channel. Jaco is a CFP® professional.

Morne Rall

Investment Consultant

Morné joined Bridge Fund Managers in 2014 as an Investment Consultant for the Pretoria and Johannesburg regions where he was providing service to Independent Financial Advisors. Prior to joining Bridge, Morne worked for PSG Wealth as Head of Technical Sales and also for Investec as an Advisor Liaison Manager. Morné is a CFP® professional and has worked in the financial services industry for almost 20 years.

Dean Merz

Investment Consultant

Dean joined Bridge Fund Managers (formerly Grindrod Asset Management) as an Investment Consultant in October 2009. In this time, Dean has managed to successfully build a strong supporter base for Bridge Fund Managers Payers and Growers® and building block portfolios in KZN. Dean is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and has a strong focus on assisting financial planners and fellow investment professionals with pre and post retirement investment planning. Prior to his time with Bridge Fund Managers, Dean worked for State Street Bank and Trust Company and Fidelity International in London, England. Dean has a BCOM, majoring in finance and economics.