TROY, Mich., (November 29, 2017) — Crestmark is pleased to announce the appointment of Howard Brown as senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO). Brown is based at the company’s corporate offices in Troy, and will report to President and Chief Operating Officer Mick Goik.
Brown brings over 12 years of IT experience to Crestmark. He most recently served as vice president and chief information officer for WyHy Federal Credit Union, where he was responsible for managing a team of project managers tasked with the development of programs for disaster recovery, data center migration, and cloud solution implementation. Previous work history includes Central Macomb Community Credit Union, where he was vice president of IT; CIG Corp, where he served as director of IT and project management; D. R. Hunt & Associates, where he was assistant director of IT and project management; and Robert Half Technology, where he was IT manager.
Goik said, “We are glad to welcome Howard as Crestmark’s new CTO. He brings strong information and technology experience in the finance industry; and will play a key role in Crestmark’s technology strategy and expansion. As we continue to improve how the company uses technology to enhance the services we provide our clients, and to strengthen our overall operational efficiency, Howard will be key in driving development through our team of talented IT professionals.”
Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in information systems from Walsh College.