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 serves as  the Chief Financial Officer of Oyster Consulting, LLC. Since Oyster’s founding in 2008, Rob has helped guide the firm through its rapid expansion of staff, services and clients.  Rob, along with the other leaders of Oyster, is responsible for the growth of the company and meeting the expectations of clients, employees, investors and the law.  Rob’s primary responsibility to that end is financial modeling, strategic planning and increasing Oyster’s value to its clients and shareholders. In addition, Rob also performs family office supervision, where he serves on various Boards and acts as Trustee for various Trusts.

Career Highlights

Prior to starting Oyster Consulting, Rob was with Wachovia Securities for seven years, serving in various roles, including 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. He also managed a team in the Firm’s Registration and Employee Account Group and was a Compliance Officer in the Product Group and Internal Controls Unit.

Rob began his career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen in 1993, where he became lead auditor on several 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 of various offshore hedge funds.

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