Rob Hall

Founding Principal, CFO

I'm an entrepreneur and, along with my international experience, I provide a unique perspective for our consultants and clients wanting to grow their business.

Rob is the Chief Financial Officer of Oyster Consulting, LLC and has been in the financial services industry for 25 years. Along with the other Principals of Oyster, Rob is responsible for the growth of the company, to meet the expectations of clients, employees, investors and regulators. Rob’s primary responsibility to that end is monitoring and tracking Oyster’s financial stability and reporting results as needed, internally and externally. In addition, Rob serves Oyster’s clients as a FINOP and performs family office supervision, where he serves on various Boards and acts as Trustee.

Career Highlights

Prior to starting Oyster Consulting, Rob was with Wachovia Securities, LLC (and its predecessor firms) for seven years, serving in various roles, most recently as a Senior Manager in the Private Client Group’s Central Supervision Department where he directed a team of individuals responsible for the firm’s centralized supervision effort, reviewing branch managers and financial advisors trading and electronic communications. Prior to this, he managed a group in the firm’s Registration and Employee Account Group, and was a Compliance Officer in the firm’s Product Group and Internal Controls Unit.

Rob began his career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen in 1993 where he became lead auditor on a number of financial services audit engagements in Washington, DC and Hamilton, Bermuda, including hedge funds, reinsurance companies and captive insurance companies. In 1998 he assumed the role of Account Manager for Leeds Management, an offshore hedge fund administrator located in Bermuda. In this position, he became an officer and director, as well as the transfer agent of a number of offshore hedge funds.

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