PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 27, 2020 – Howard Fischer Associates (HFA), one of the leading executive and board search firms in the nation for more than 35 years, has helped place Alex Sauickie as Chief Executive Officer and President at CircleBlack.

Alex is an experienced fintech executive with extensive history building successful enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) businesses. Before joining CircleBlack, Alex served as President and COO at financial technology firm Scivantage, Inc., where he was responsible for enterprise-wide P&L and operations supporting some of the largest U.S. banks and broker-dealers. Alex’s vision for CircleBlack includes expanding the company’s mobile offering, as well as increasing the breadth and quality of the data that clients and advisors need.

“With his extensive experience leading financial services companies, Alex is highly qualified to build stakeholder value and achieve CircleBlack’s aggressive growth targets,” said Adam Fischer, Managing Partner at Howard Fischer Associates. “He is a rare leader with experience in business, public office, and founding and chairing multiple 501c3 non-profit foundations.”

CircleBlack provides a wealth management platform that gives a complete financial overview of client portfolios from a single portal. Using multiple aggregators, CircleBlack combines feeds from custodians, direct holdings, and clients held-away accounts through a client-facing app and portal.

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