Who We Are

We are industry professionals – not career consultants


Our advice comes from real-world experience

At Oyster Consulting, we take immense pride in our exceptional team of consultants who form the bedrock of our consultancy. Our accomplished experts come to the table with a unique blend of unparalleled experience, profound insights, and a relentless commitment to delivering results.

Our consultants are former C-Suite executives and regulators who have dedicated decades of their careers to the wealth management industry. They’ve been at the helm of some of the largest and most complex firms, where they’ve navigated the intricacies of compliance, operations, risk management, trade reporting, and clearing with finesse and precision. Their collective knowledge and wisdom in this dynamic and ever-evolving industry are truly unmatched.

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Tools, wisdom and guidance you need

Get advice from experienced professionals with Oyster Consulting. When it comes to making strategic decisions, it’s essential to have a team that offers knowledgeable and practical advice. At Oyster Consulting, our professionals have spent decades on the ground, gaining real-world perspective and honing their expertise. We understand that industry experience is essential to provide the kind of insights that can help your firm reach its full potential. Unlike career consultants, we are industry professionals ourselves, ready to share our collective knowledge to help you make the best decisions for your future. Get the tools, wisdom, and guidance you need to make the best decisions for your business. Experience for yourself what sets us apart from the rest.

Compliance and Outsourcing Specialists

Our Compliance specialists are former regulators, CCOs and Supervising Principals. From designing compliance programs to reviews and testing for large, complex organizations, we optimize resources and align programs to manage risk and achieve compliance. If you are starting your firm, looking for growth and optimization strategies or are planning for succession, Oyster consultants provide practical solutions to your most complex needs. Prioritize your time and leverage the capabilities of Oyster’s outsourcing professionals. Our multi-disciplined teams provide the scale and support that creates a competitive advantage with end-to-end service.

Operations Specialists

We optimize and support front-, middle- and back-office functions so you can focus on your clients and your goals. Our team has the industry experience that you need to update your trade desk compliance and efficiencies. Our clients leverage our industry intelligence and expertise, from vendor contract negotiations, platform alignment, digital transformation, conversions and gap analysis, to overall firm current state assessments. Time and time again, our operations team members have updated procedures and systems, uncovering savings for broker-dealers and registered investment advisors. Their industry knowledge and systems experience make our team THE team that you want to have on your side when it matters.

Strategy Specialists

Our strategy specialists leverage their knowledge of industry trends, benchmarks, and platforms to help you meet and overcome your toughest challenges. Our consultants have run and collaborated on some of the largest mergers and acquisitions in the industry’s history. We know what it takes to be successful and where the pain points are. Oyster will partner with you to define your goals and create a path to get there. Our experience provides a new perspective to help turn challenges into opportunities for growth and savings. Oyster’s experts can review clearing and custodial options for your firm, leading to the best decision for your strategic partnership.  And, if your firm needs to transition from one clearing or custodial relationship to another, we are the team you want in your corner, guiding the process.  Experience matters.

A vision for a different type of consulting firm

At Oyster Consulting, our founders had a vision of a new way of being there for their clients.  Our insights into business problems and solutions are based on decades of experience. Oyster’s leaders and consultants are former regulators, C-Suite Executives, managers and supervisors who know the industry. We use our collective knowledge and experience to give you the tools and advice you need to make the best decisions for the future.