Robert Hall Founding Principal, Chairman 804.965.5405 vCard

Rob Hall has been in the financial securities industry for over 20 years in both a domestic and international capacity. As Founding Principal and CFO, Rob and his team continue to manage the rapid physical and financial growth of Oyster Consulting, including implementation of billing and project management systems, and the management of physical office moves. In addition, Rob supports Oyster clients as a FinOp and Supervisory Principal.

Career Highlights

Prior to his work at Oyster, Rob was with Wachovia Securities, LLC (and its predecessor firms) for seven years. Rob served as a Compliance Officer for the firm’s Product Group and Internal Controls Unit. Rob later moved into leadership roles in the Registration Department and a Senior Manager role in the Private Client Group’s Supervision Department. He directed a team responsible for the firm’s centralized supervision effort, which reviewed branch managers and financial advisors trading and electronic communications.

Rob began his career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen, where he was lead auditor on a number of high profile audit engagements 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. While at Leeds he became an Officer and Director, as well as Transfer Agent of a number of offshore hedge funds.

Education, Accolades and Affiliations

  • Graduate of Randolph-Macon College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Economics.
  • Completed the Accounting Certificate program at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Passed the CPA exam and FINRA Series 9, 10 and 66 registration exams.