Brian Hamilton ’87 Joins SHU’s Board of Trustees

Brian Hamilton ’87

News Story: June 20, 2013

Brian Hamilton, co-founder and chairman of the financial information company, Sageworks, will join Sacred Heart University’s Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2013. Hamilton is a 1987 graduate of SHU where he studied management and finance. He received his master’s in business administration from Duke University.

Hamilton is the original architect of Sageworks’ artificial intelligence technology, FIND, the leading financial analysis technology for analyzing private companies, which is used by thousands of financial institutions and accounting firms.  He is the foremost expert on privately held companies, and he is regularly asked to contribute to most major media outlets, including CNBC, The Wall St. Journal and Fox Business. Hamilton also founded Inmates to Entrepreneurs, a community outreach program focused on teaching ex-offenders to start low-capital businesses.

Sageworks is a financial information company and the leader in the analysis of privately held companies. Sageworks’ data and applications are used by thousands of accounting firms and financial institutions across North America. Sageworks provides risk-management solutions to financial institutions and financial analysis and benchmarking applications to accounting firms and private companies. Sageworks’ ProfitCents is the leading financial analysis software product for accountants, used by thousands of firms.  Sageworks’ private company database is the premier source of information on the performance of private companies in the United States.