Every Plan Sponsor Deserves
Fiduciary Freedom™

At Freedom Fiduciaries™, we are committed to delivering impactful retirement plan consulting services. Our unwavering focus is on exceeding our clients' expectations, while delivering an exceptional client experience every day. We understand that navigating retirement plans can be daunting and time-consuming, and are here to alleviate the complexity and frustration that often comes with it. Our team is comprised of highly skilled professionals with diverse backgrounds. Our founder and CEO has over a decade of experience representing recordkeeping platforms, which gives him a deep understanding of the intricacies of retirement plans. Meanwhile, our VP, Director of Client Service has a decade of experience consulting retirement plans as a fiduciary, bringing invaluable insight to our clients. With our team's combined knowledge, we are prepared to address an array of situations, and are well-equipped to handle any challenges that may arise.

A Fiduciary Guide

We simplify retirement plans to help you navigate complexity. Let us guide you.

Participant Guidance

We offer support to all participants, regardless of account balance.

Customer Service

It is our #1 priority, and always will be because it cannot be commoditized.

Fiduciary Vault

Access all plan documents and investment reports in our fiduciary vault.

Our Focus

We serve as a full service ERISA 3(38) fiduciary
We were built to serve retirement plans
No Cross-Selling Products
We are fee-for-service only, No commissions

Your Benefits

Customer service is our #1 focus
Every Client Is assigned a specialist
Custom Website and Participant Experience
Fiduciary Training and Committee Portal

What makes us different

We were founded with a unique vision to serve retirement plan sponsors and their participants with exceptional service and fiduciary oversight, rarely seen in the marketplace. We are solely dedicated to this type of business, and our goal is to provide an unparalleled customer experience. By entrusting us with the day-to-day operations of your plan, you can save valuable time and focus on what matters most to you. Our team was purposefully built for this, and our unwavering commitment to retirement plan consulting allows us to best serve our clients.

  • Fiduciary Freedom™ Services

  • Full Service ERISA 3(38) Fiduciary
  • Fee-for-Service Only
  • Day-to-day Single Point of Contact
  • Manage Service Escalation / Resolution
  • FiduciaryIQ Committee Training Portal
  • Fiduciary Plan Vault
  • Annual Trustee Meeting / Minutes
  • Custom Plan Website
  • Participant Guidance
  • Participant Education Meetings
  • ParticipantIQ Engagement Engine
  • Manage Investment Policy Statement
  • Recordkeeper RFP Benchmarking
  • 401(k) Fiduciary Summit™ Invite / CE Credits

Are you a financial advisor looking for help with your retirement plans?

Freedom Fiduciaries™ offers a comprehensive Bac(k) Office solution to financial advisors who are looking to maximize their clients' retirement plan experience. Our solution streamlines the day-to-day management of retirement plans, enabling our partners to save time, while also adding revenue from business client relationships for their wealth management and ancillary focus.

We built a model to come alongside advisors
You Achieve Immediate Retirement Plan Scale
We will support your core business focus
We help minimize your risk exposure


At Freedom Fiduciaries™, our clients are at the forefront of everything we do. With this in mind, we have carefully handpicked a team of retirement plan specialists to provide you with exceptional service. Our team is dedicated to working closely with you to fully understand your unique needs and concerns, and provide tailored solutions to meet them. With our combined experience, we are committed to delivering the highest level of service and support to ensure your retirement plan's success.

Shane Hanson

CEO and Chief Fiduciary


Shane Hanson is a distinguished financial professional with a wealth of experience spanning over 12 years in the financial services industry. As the CEO and Chief Fiduciary of Freedom Fiduciaries™, he leverages his vast knowledge and experience to guide clients towards making informed decisions.

Shane’s accomplishments in the industry prior to starting Freedom Fiduciaries™ are impressive, having successfully consulted more than 2,500 retirement plans in his career. He holds various sales records at multiple recordkeepers, most recently with Empower in 2022.  Most importantly, he is known for his commitment to plan sponsors, participants and his mastery of the retirement plan industry.

Shane’s unwavering dedication to his clients, community, and the financial services industry has earned him numerous accolades, including being named one of the “Top 100 Wingmen” by National Association of Plan Advisors. He is also a member of professional organizations such as Western Pension and Benefits and created the 401(k) Fiduciary Summit™.

Through his exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to his clients, Shane has established himself as a respected and accomplished leader in the financial services industry.

Shane’s academic background is just as noteworthy as his professional achievements. He is an alumnus of Chaminade University of Honolulu, graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. During his time at Chaminade, he was a team captain on the basketball team and received all-conference honors.

Beyond his professional life, Shane is passionate about giving back to the community. In 2011, he founded the Freedom Youth Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides sports and financial literacy programs to foster youth.

Shane is also a devoted husband and father to four children, who are the pride of his life. In his free time, Shane loves playing pickleball, basketball, and getting outdoors. He believes family comes first and is committed to maintaining a balanced lifestyle.

Cristina Hansen, CPFA®

VP, Director of Client Service


Cristina Hansen is the VP, Director of Client Service, and leads the retirement plan service team, providing guidance and support to ensure the team achieves its objectives. She also identifies new business opportunities, develops proposals, and expands the retirement plan advisory practice.

Cristina graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, specializing in International Business and Finance. During her time at BSU, she gained valuable experience as a Sales and Marketing Intern for State Farm Insurance and as an Energy Efficient Promoter/Intern for Idaho Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) in the Energy Efficiency Program. After graduation, she worked for Baxter BioScience as a Human Resource Intern in Singapore.

Over the past decade, Mrs. Hansen has specialized in managing retirement plans and providing individual attention to each client’s unique needs and objectives. She understands the complexity of providing a company retirement plan and works to ease the process for both plan sponsors and participants, by providing fiduciary support with plan administration, compliance, and investments. Cristina holds the Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA) designation, Series 65 registration, and Life Insurance License.

Outside of work, Cristina enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, baking, trying out different foods, and staying active by enjoying the outdoors.

Khristina Conley

Service Associate

Sierra Shindler

New Business Analyst

Natalie Osnower

Client Experience Specialist


Administrative Bot

Brooke Richards

Marketing and Participant Engagement

Kayla Hanson

Event Coordinator

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Relationship Manager

  • Manage day-to-day service
  • Coordinate education meetings
  • Work with partner advisors

Service Associate

  • Support relationship managers
  • Build plan reviews and education materials
  • Create money-in-motion reports

Implementation Manager

  • Onboard clients into our experience
  • Support clients during a plan conversion
  • Support the fund change process

Freedom Youth Foundation

Our CEO, Shane Hanson, created Freedom Youth Foundation (FYF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit in November of 2011. The organization has a singular mission to positively impact the foster youth population in the United States and beyond. Since its inception, they have worked with over 25,000 foster youth and expanded their programs to include sports clinics, financial literacy trainings, youth mentorship and have started a scholarship fund. Freedom Fiduciaries™ commits a portion of our annual profits to Freedom Youth Foundation.

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