NEW YORK, and SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Square Advisors, a leading technology-focused M&A advisory boutique, announced today the hiring and appointment of Jennifer Hallahan, an experienced financial communications executive, as Communications and Marketing Director, a newly created position. "With the steady growth of our business and recent high-profile mergers & acquisitions transaction successes, we recognized the need to have an experienced communications professional to manage the increasing news media interest in our firm, as well as enhance our marketing to existing and future technology clients," said Carter McClelland, Chairman, and Ted Smith, President, of Union Square Advisors. " Jennifer Hallahan comes to us with deep communications experience at both financial services and technology companies as well as great relationships with the news media. She is ideally equipped to help us highlight our competitive differentiation by showcasing the unique attributes of our firm, our vision and our employees," they continued. Hallahan was most recently Director of Corporate Communications for CA Technologies and previously was a communications executive at both TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab. She began her career at an investor relations and financial public relations agency. "The partners and managing directors at Union Square Advisors are extremely insightful and articulate spokespeople for trends in technology, mergers & acquisitions and other strategic transactions in the technology sector," Hallahan said. "I look forward to working closely with reporters interested in taking advantage of their expertise, as well as helping potential clients understand our differentiated value proposition."