John C. Ferrara was named chief operating officer at Rogerscasey, a new position, confirmed Tim Barron, president and CEO.
Mr. Ferrara also was named chief compliance officer, replacing Alan Resler, who will be leaving to pursue other opportunities, said Mr. Barron. Mr. Ferrara will also take on Mr. Resler's CFO responsibilities, but not the title. Mr. Resler couldn't immediately be reached for comment.
Mr. Ferrara was CFO at EDGAR Online.
In a telephone interview, Mr. Barron said that with the business becoming increasingly complex, having someone with Mr. Ferrara's operational experience overseeing key areas — from human resources to finance to technology — is crucial. With Mr. Ferrara taking on those broad responsibilities, Mr. Barron said he'll be able to spend more time with clients and prospects, and focus additional time on the investment side.