Our very own Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Tony Hixon, has been appointed on the Advisory Board of Morningstar, Inc (Ticker: MORN). Morningstar is a Chicago-based independent investment research firm that compiles and analyzes fund, stock and market data. They have presence in 27 countries and employ approximately 5,000 people. They also provide an extensive line of software that is highly used among financial advisors across the world. The Advisory Board not only provides oversight and direction to the management team while encompassing the long-term interests of Morningstar and its shareholders; they also utilize the skillsets of advisors on the front line, such as Tony, to represent clients, peers, and industry leaders for future product direction.
The Head of Software at Morningstar, Dermot O’Mahony, states “the critical need for financial advisors to step up their game in order to keep pace with the ever-changing investment and regulatory landscape is evident. Fresh and authentic input from client-facing advisors is necessary to help improve our current offerings and shape future products as well. The Morningstar Advisory Board represents leading financial advisors who understand where the industry is headed.”
Help us in applauding Tony for his continuous hard work, dedication and efforts to enhance our industry by being a part of Morningstar’s Advisory Board!