Diamond Hill Announces Addition of Marques Highland to Relationship Management Team

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dec. 17, 2015 – Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DHIL) announced that Marques Highland has joined Diamond Hill Capital Management as Director, Relationship Management. Mr. Highland will primarily be focused on building and enhancing institutional client relationships. He brings more than 10 years of investment industry experience, most recently with Goldman, Sachs & Company’s Investment Management Division in New York. Mr. Highland reports to Lisa Wesolek, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Distribution.

“Marques is a great addition to Diamond Hill and will be a valuable resource for our clients,” said Ms. Wesolek. “His experience advising clients of portfolio positioning and performance, as well as building relationships with a diverse group of key stakeholders will add value for our institutional clients.”

Prior to joining Diamond Hill, Mr. Highland held numerous positions at Goldman Sachs including vice president and investment officer. In this role, he managed multi-asset class investment portfolios for clients of the Goldman Sachs Trust Company and the Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund. He is a graduate of Princeton University and holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.