Raleigh, N.C.—April 29, 2013—Junxure, a CRM solutions provider and practice improvement firm for financial advisors, appointed Bill Banks as Executive Vice President and promoted its operations leader, John Shangler to Executive Vice President.
A financial services and technology executive veteran, Banks is responsible for overseeing sales, marketing, communications, consulting and training, finance and administration. In his new role, Shangler is responsible for development, product management, technical support and IT. Both Banks and Shangler will report to Chief Executive Officer Greg Friedman and serve, along with Friedman, as the firm's strategy committee.
“We are delighted to have someone of Bill's experience and talent join Junxure,” said Friedman. “Bill has successfully led both financial service and technology organizations and he'll be a key contributor along with John to the firm's growth strategy going forward.”
With over 20 years of senior management experience across a range of financial services, technology and information services firms, Banks held former leadership positions with Harvest Capital Strategies; MCF Wealth Management; Advisor Software (ASI); the U.S. subsidiary for Update Software AG. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
“I'm very excited to be joining Junxure at this important time in the company's history and evolution," said Banks. “With the upcoming launch of Junxure Cloud, we'll have a transformational offering that will help advisors continue to improve their businesses and enhance the service they provide to clients.”
Shangler has over 30 years experience in a variety of senior technology roles, most recently Vice President of Operations for Junxure. Prior to joining Junxure, Shangler held senior executive leadership roles with Reasoning LLC; and several other technology firms. He is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and the Advanced Management College at Stanford University Executive Education.
“I've had the unique opportunity to oversee the growth of Junxure's operational footprint these past five years,” said Shangler. “I look forward to continuing to build out our infrastructure and technology to support that growth going forward.”