CEO, Silicon FinTech Bay
Chairman, FinTech Consortium USA
CAO & Executive Vice President,
Franklin Templeton Investments
Rick Frisbie is the Managing Partner at InQvest Partners, CEO of Silicon FinTech Bay, and the Chairman of FinTech Consortium’s North American operations.
In 2016, Rick left Franklin Templeton Investments to become the CEO of RobustWealth, a FinTech robo-advisor, which was acquired in 2018 by a large public asset manager.
During his career at Franklin, Rick was the firm’s Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President for alternative investing & multi-asset solutions. His responsibilities included acquisitions, business continuity, corporate risk management, public relations, strategic planning, and various other roles. As President of Franklin Templeton's Retirement Division, he led the buildout of a business with over $100 billion in assets under management.
He is currently an advisor for the i80 Group, a specialty finance firm that lends to non-bank originators, many of which have a FinTech business model.
He earned his M.B.A. from Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, and his B.A. from the University of Virginia.