Tim Hicks is the Product Manager and Lifecycle Engineer for the Investment Accounting product. He is responsible for product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with product development, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. He works extensively with the investment accounting areas of FIS’ Insurance clients and serves as a subject matter expert for the FIS sales staff. Mr. Hicks joined FIS in 2017. Before then, he gained industry expertise as a manager of securities accounting and reporting in both the Property & Casualty and Life insurance industries. From a software development aspect, Mr. Hicks was the lead Business Analyst of StoneRiver’s eFreedom® annual statement reporting software product when it was initially rolled out in 2006. Mr. Hicks earned his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. He has received his Series 7 and Series 66 from FINRA, and has also served on the Executive Committee of the North American Securities Valuation Association (NASVA).