The Investment Center expands leadership roles

Bedminster-based The Investment Center Inc., a financial broker, announced it has changed the role of two members of its management team.

Robert Fernandes, former IT manager and cybersecurity officer, has been promoted to chief information security officer and Nicole Sutton, former director of marketing, has been promoted to director of practice management and development.

“Rob and Nicola are highly valued members of our team,” said Ralph Devito, CEO and president. “As the industry and advisors’ needs evolve, we are committed to providing the services they need to be successful. Cybersecurity and practice development are critical areas of focus for advisors and we are thrilled to have Nicola and Rob to meet their needs.”

Fernandes joined the firm in 2002 as an IT specialist. Sutton, who has more than 20 years of experience in the financial and health care industries, joined in 2015.