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Higgs Fletcher & Mack Welcomes New IT Director Gerald Ellison

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SAN DIEGO (May 24, 2021): Veteran information technology executive Gerald Ellison has joined Higgs Fletcher & Mack (HFM) as the Firm’s Information Technology (IT) Director, effective May 24, 2021.

Ellison has a long history of success as an IT executive with considerable experience in software development, enterprise architecture, virtualization, IT Training, and cybersecurity. Prior to joining HFM, Ellison served as the Vice President of Technology for Reliant Funding, and earlier in his career, he served as the Vice President of Information Technology for ESET North America.

“As technology continues to change at a meteoric rate, it is critical that our IT systems not only serve the evolving needs of our lawyers, but also protect our clients and their businesses, as well as our firm, from any vulnerabilities,” said Steve Cologne, HFM’s Managing Partner. “Gerald is a true IT professional, with decades of experience working in the IT space. We are excited to welcome him to HFM.”

Ellison was named the “Information Technology Executive of the Year” in 2009 by the San Diego Business Journal and has also been named as one of the “Top Technology Executive” nominees by the San Diego Business Journal several times.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Maryland.