Phoenix American Financial Services, a provider of transfer agent services for alternative investments, hired Michael Hawn as senior sales director.
In his new role, Hawn will be responsible for implementing the company’s sales strategy and developing and maintaining an expanded client base for the investor services, fund accounting and back office outsourcing offerings Phoenix American provides to alternative investment funds.
Before joining Phoenix, Hawn spent nearly a decade as vice president of business development at ALPS, a subsidiary of DST Systems, and previously served as a regional vice president at Fiserv Investment Support Services.
“With the advent of alternative fund offerings which combine publicly traded as well as privately offered elements requiring separate and distinct operational solutions,” the company said. “Mr. Hawn brings a unique perspective to the company with his experience on both the public and private side of the transfer agent industry.”
Last week, The DI Wire reported that Zane Doyle had joined Phoenix as vice president, chief strategy officer for business development.
Phoenix American Financial Services provides back office outsourcing, fund accounting and transfer agent services as well as sales and marketing reporting services to fund companies in the alternative investment industry. The company is a subsidiary of Phoenix American Incorporated, which was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in San Rafael, California.