Press release

Vernon Bratton Joins Align as Senior Business Development Associate, Managed Services

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the premier global provider of technology infrastructure solutions and managed
IT services
, today announced the appointment of Vernon Bratton to
its team. Bratton joins Align as senior business development associate.

Bratton brings twelve years of sales experience, with five years in the
alternative investment industry. Prior to Align, he most recently served
as director of business development of Context Summits and Context
Family Network, the preeminent producer of events for the alternative
asset management industry. He has a strong track record of establishing
meaningful and strategic relationships with investment managers,
advisors and services providers, as well as institutional investors.

“Vernon’s unparalleled knowledge uniquely positions him to drive and
enhance strategic business deals, as well as advance key partnerships
for Align,” said Jim Dooling, CEO and president of Align. “He is an
excellent addition to our organization, and I am confident he will play
an instrumental role in accelerating growth during such a pivotal time
for our team and the industry.”

Bratton’s primary role will be to assist Align in its continued success
as a leading IT and cybersecurity service provider by promoting its two
core offerings in the investment management space: managed IT services
and cybersecurity
advisory services
. In addition to creating new partnerships,
strategic relationships and client engagements, he will play a
meaningful role in building out the Align Cloud-Starter Bundle, the
company’s joint IT and cybersecurity offering designed specifically for
start-ups and emerging managers.

“Vernon will add yet another layer to the growing team of industry
veterans at Align,” added Vinod Paul, chief operating officer of Align.
“His momentum is undeniable, and we are excited for him to help guide
the company during our next growth phase.”

“I am thrilled to be joining the talented team at Align, a company who
is at the forefront of innovating managed services and comprehensive
cybersecurity for investment firms,” said Bratton. “I look forward to
tapping into my deep experience and expertise to further expand Align’s
market share and ensure continuous and exceptional customer service.”

About Align

Align is a premier global provider of technology infrastructure
solutions. For over 32 years, leading firms worldwide have relied on
Align to guide them through IT challenges, delivering complete, secure
solutions for business change and growth. Align is headquartered in New
York City and has offices in London, Chicago, San Francisco, Arizona,
New Jersey, Texas and Virginia. Learn more at
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