fi360 Hires General Counsel

fi360 appointed Byron Bowman to general counsel.

Bowman will direct the firm’s senior management on legal matters, and monitor legislative and regulatory changes that affect investment fiduciaries.

An attorney with more than 30 years of experience advising mutual fund sponsors, investment advisers, broker/dealers and other investment service firms, Bowman has expertise on federal securities and banking law, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the fiduciary standard. He will also serve as fi360’s corporate secretary.

Before joining fi360, Bowman ran his own law practice in Chicago. He was also general counsel for Hansberger Global Investors. Bowman has acted as counsel to banks, investment advisers and investment companies nationwide.

Bowman holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a juris doctor from the University of Chicago.

Kristina Fausti Broumand, fi360’s former general counsel, will remain with the company part-time. Her new title is senior counsel. She will work with Bowman on corporate legal matters and in an advisory role related to the legislative and regulatory environment.