Dan Garrett

Managing Director

To me, a successful engagement is defined by the measurable impact and value we deliver, directly contributing to our client's strategic goals and operational efficiency. Consulting offers me the chance to apply my extensive fintech expertise in a way that fosters innovation and drives growth for our clients.

Dan Garrett is an Operations and Technology executive with over 25 years of industry experience. Dan has held CEO, COO, and Technology Officer positions within the financial industry, including Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firms, Broker-Dealers, Clearing, and Futures Commission Merchant companies. His expertise includes spearheading digital transformations, optimizing operations, navigating complex business transitions, and building software development teams and proprietary applications.


  • Provides general business leadership, technology strategy and execution for RIA, Broker-Dealer, and Clearing firms
  • Fractional business and digital strategy leadership for FinTech startups and growing financial service firms
  • Building and leading agile mobile and web development teams to launch proprietary applications and integrations
  • Change management and leadership through transitions, acquisitions, and mergers.
  • Guidance on compliant adoption of generative AI applications for financial services firms
  • Customer-centric design and engagement strategies
  • Vendor selection, contract negotiation, and implementation
  • Digitizing business models and implementing API and cloud strategy
  • Internationalization of business and technology
  • Market data and analysis delivery systems
  • Technology and operations regulatory compliance including SEC, FINRA, KYC, AML, GDPR
  • Customer analytics tools to drive product decisions and improve user experience
  • Designing and driving operational efficiency and process improvement

Career Highlights

  • Founder, Consultant, Technology Strategist, Product Manager – DAN.TECH
  • Managing Director, Business Technology Officer – StoneX
  • CEO – Sterne Agee Asset Management
  • Managing Director, Business technology Officer – Sterne Agee
  • COO – Sterne Agee Asset Management
  • Associate Director, Wealth Management Technology – Morgan Keegan
  • Head of Operations – Morgan Keegan – Investment Management Consulting Group
  • Founder, CEO – Garrett Consulting Group
  • Client Service and Implementation Manager – Integrated Decision Systems

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