mPower Co-Founder Launches New Firm

December 10, 2001 ( - Steven Barham, formerly of the advice provider mPower, has announced the launch of his advisory firm, Advice Essentials.

Barham was co-founder of mPower where he served as vice president of sales, senior vice president of client services and most recently senior vice president of marketing and content until his departure earlier this year.

Marketed as a consulting firm dedicated to the eAdvice space, the new firm plans to advise its clients on three primary areas:

  • Employers considering an advice provider
  • Employers currently offering investment advice solutions to their employees but in need of expert assistance in leveraging the benefits of advice
  • Retirement plan providers, financial service companies and Internet portals that are looking to increase the ROI of their eAdvice.

Additionally, Advice Essentials will provide participant communications, training, sales and marketing services.