Expert in Financial Services, Wealth Management, Asset Management, Retirement, Insurance, and Regulation
His clients include consultants, analysts, and other professionals seeking thorough analysis, commentary and research backed by over 35 years of industry experience. He has a keen ability to understand and communicate solutions to clients in need of answers and research to the most difficult topics in the industry.
Working with an extensive network of contacts and industry experts, he maintains up-to-date information on solutions, news, trends and industry developments. He has worked on hundreds of projects for clients in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia.
A graduate of the University of Maryland and Wharton, Expert has been employed in the financial industry since 1981. He attends many industry events as a commentator, lecturer and leading expert consultant on the financial services industry.
Expert is a Managing Director of an advising network since June 2008. Expert works with a multitude of financial services companies, RIAs, B/D's and other investment firms distributing information for asset managers. In addition, he works with many firms integrating artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities with their current technologies.
Expert's firm specializes in expert consulting to the financial services industry. Expert provides expert consulting, training, research, analysis and commentary on financial topics, firms, and trends. He currently works with firms involved in financial services and related industries, fintech (financial technology), and other industries providing consulting, research and analysis. Focus areas include regulation, brand advocacy, communications, banking/business banking, insurance, wealth management, custodians, administration, asset management and retirement. Expert has recently completed several deep-dive research projects. Topics have included Custodians, Alternative Assets, Financial technology, Cash management and cash solutions, ATM, Alternative Custodians and more.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Miami, Florida - Hialeah, Florida - Orlando, Florida - Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Hollywood, Florida - Pembroke Pines, Florida - Port Saint Lucie, Florida - Miami Beach, Florida - West Palm Beach, Florida - Palm Bay, Florida
|Year: 1983||Degree: Bachelor Arts||Subject: Economics/Government||Institution: University of Maryland|
|Year: 2007||Degree: Executive Development Program||Subject: Business/Economics||Institution: Wharton|
|Years: 2007 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: President||Department: Expert Consulting||Responsibilities: Throughout his 35-year career, Expert has been instrumental in developing and implementing strategic direction, outsourcing, training and valuation in all segments of the financial services industry. This includes recent deep dive research work on alternative Investments and alternative custodians, ERISA and retirement accounts, robo-advisors, product distribution, wealth transfer, TAMPS, financial tech, Mortgage, DOL and regulatory issues. He works with global financial institutions, asset managers, and other wealth management companies. He can provide up to date deep dive research and analysis on many topics including, annuities, cash management/CIT, card, hedge funds, credit risk, regulation, BOLI/COLI, asset management, retirement, wealth management, PE and VC, REIT's, exchanges and other related topics.
His business is heavily involved in analyzing the current state of the financial service industry and the enormous change taking place in technology, outsourcing, regulation, fee compression, consolidation and, other issues that are facing financial service firms. Expert's analysis, research, and commentary is well respected throughout the financial services industry.
|Years: 2002 to 2007||Employer: Bank of America||Title: Senior Vice-President||Department: Global Wealth and Investment Management||Responsibilities: Expert was a Senior Vice President of Global Wealth and Investment Management. In this role he worked with the Private Bank, US Trust, Premier Bank and Consumer bank delivering investment solutions to all bank channels. He was charged with developing distribution channels for Investments, retirement, insurance, trust and philanthropy solutions. He was also charged with developing and training financial advisors and Private Bankers as well as Trust Officers.
Global Wealth Management
|Years: 1983 to 2002||Employer: Fleet Financial||Title: Senior Vice-President||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert held several positions with Fleet Financial. His responsibilities included strategic partnership with consumer bank to deliver insurance and retirement solutions to the consumer bank for direct distribution to Fleet account holders. This strategy was credited with an increase of over 300% in sales of these solutions over a 2 year period. He also was on the Senior Management team that developed and staffed one of the largest national call centers for SureTrade and Fleet. Hiring and training over 1000 associates for this center. He held many other senior level positions during his career with Fleet.
Banking and Trust services
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Many insurance and securities licenses|
|RIA, CRPC, CMFC, others|
|Awards / Recognition|
|Several Bank of America awards
Several Fleet Financial awards