Director of IT
- Technology Operations
- FinTech Startups
- Software Development
- Risk Management
Hanna Valva joined the firm in 2021 as the Director of Information Technology (IT), and is responsible for developing and implementing the firm’s technology strategy.
Her career spans more than 20 years in financial services technology. She was responsible for developing and maintaining global asset management and trading systems at the Pacific Exchange (now ICE NYSE), Barclays Global Investors, and BlackRock. Her expertise includes technology operations, FinTech startups, software development, and risk management.
Hanna works alongside Aldrich’s executive leadership to direct the IT team’s strategic initiatives, focusing on streamlining critical enterprise technology and security systems.
Hanna has a degree in international studies from Oregon State University and is an active member of her community. Her volunteer experience includes Oregon State University’s Student Affairs Leadership Council, ARCS of Oregon, Dominican University School of Business Advisory Board, and Junior League of San Francisco, where she served as a Board member. She was recently appointed Chair of the Board of the Cascades West Community Development Corporation, a 501c3 facilitating Stand By Me ($BM-OR), a financial coaching program serving Benton, Linn, and Lincoln counties.