Cedar Rapids, Iowa – September 28, 2017 – Berthel Fisher Companies (“BFC”) is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Hannah as Chief Information Officer (“CIO”) for Berthel Fisher & Company. Steve will also serve as President and CIO of iPrism Global, Inc. (“iPrism”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Berthel Fisher & Company. iPrism provides the technology platform, BerthelONE, for BFC’s 500 independent advisors located in offices throughout the United States. This robust, web-based platform allows advisors to run their practice from anywhere at any time and provides client relationship management tools, paperless workflow, service centers, and single sign on access to several key systems such as email and custodial accounts and product reports.
Mr. Hannah has extensive experience managing technology organizations with a background that combines software development, project management, cross functional team leadership and technology vision planning. Steve most recently served as the Chief Information Officer for CRST International, Inc. where he implemented a strategic technology plan to support company growth. Prior to his time at CRST, Mr. Hannah worked in San Jose, CA building out a state of the art web-based technology platform for Knight Ridder, Inc. With over 20 years of technology related experience, we look forward to Steve’s contributions to the future growth and success of the Company.