Kingston, New Jersey – January xxth, 2018 – CircleBlack, the online financial data aggregation and empowerment platform for financial advisors and their clients, today announced it has added Martin Tuchman to its board of directors. Mr. Tuchman joins Bill Bartzak, Michael Castellano and John Michel on CircleBlack’s board.
Martin Tuchman is the chairman and chief executive officer of The Tuchman Group. The company focuses its investments in real estate, international shipping, transportation, banking and financial services. In 1968, Tuchman co-founded Interpool, one of the nation’s leading container leasing companies which was sold in 2007. Mr. Tuchman is also currently on the board of The Bank of Princeton (NASDQ: BPRN), a $1.1 billion community bank.
“I see tremendous value in the CircleBlack business model,” said Martin Tuchman. “They are solving an important issue for investors by providing transparency which drives trust while at the same time making investment advisors’ practices much more efficient and integrated. Their innovative approach leverages big data for both the benefit of the end investors and the advisors serving them.”
Since its commercial launch less than two years ago, CircleBlack has experienced accelerating growth with more than 35,000 households and $46 billion in assets on its platform. CircleBlack is focused on increasing trust between advisors and their clients through world class, client facing technology and providing advisors with a centralized data hub that seamlessly integrates all of the various independent technology providers that support each financial advisor’s particular business model.
“As both a former Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Grand Prize winner of the Cisco Growing with Technology Award, Marty Tuchman brings a wealth of experience in successfully growing scale enterprises,” said John Michel, CircleBlack’s Founder. “This appointment is indicative of the company’s commitment to serve the wealth management sector by empowering financial services firms with best in class technology and client engagement capabilities in an increasingly high-speed and data driven world.”
The board appointment will go into effect immediately. For more information about CircleBlack, visit www.circleblack.com.
Founded by John Michel and a team of experienced financial innovators in 2014, CircleBlack provides financial advisors with technology that aggregates data, integrates other financial applications seamlessly, provides actionable intelligence about client portfolios and helps advisors better manage clients’ wealth which helps grow and deepen advisor-client relationships. CircleBlack’s platform leverages three pending patents that help sustain CircleBlack’s unique competitive advantages. CircleBlack believes in making wealth management better, for both the investor and the advisor. The platform is built for the 21st Century in a web-based application format that can be taken anywhere and accessed anytime, thru a computer, tablet or