RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthForge, a financial technology company powering the next generation of private capital markets, announced today the hiring of Bill Robbins as Chief Revenue Officer to lead sales, marketing, and platform development.
"We are excited to have Bill join the executive leadership team at WealthForge," said Fred Bryant, President and Co-Founder. "Bill brings extensive experience in building institutional sales organizations, expanding brokerage business platforms, and in driving continual organizational growth. His proven ability to successfully lead teams and develop strategic partnerships in a fast-paced and highly regulated environment fits in well with WealthForge's mission to become the trusted online platform for individuals and institutions seeking access to private capital markets. Bill's key strategic role as Chief Revenue Officer will help further propel the rapid growth WealthForge has achieved over the past year."
"Bill's industry reputation in the regional and national broker-dealer community, combined with the efficiencies provided by WealthForge's technology platform, will be a powerful combination in our emerging industry," said Mat Dellorso, WealthForge's Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder. "With Bill's unique background and leadership qualities, we will be able to enhance our capabilities to further support firms that value a premier provider of quality service and who seek a committed partner to support their business."
"I am delighted to be joining the WealthForge team as Chief Revenue Officer and look forward to expanding the company's leadership position in providing a unique platform for access to private capital markets. WealthForge's innovative approach and rapid growth has been impressive, and I am excited to become part of this talented team of professionals," said Robbins.
Robbins brings more than twenty years of experience in growing brokerage platforms. Most recently, he was the President of BB&T Securities Services, leading teams that support the firm's brokerage platform and operations. He also served as CEO of Clearview Correspondent Services, LLC, BB&T's correspondent clearing subsidiary. Before joining BB&T, Robbins spent 12 years at First Clearing LLC, a subsidiary of Wachovia Corporation (now part of Wells Fargo).
Robbins will be based in WealthForge's headquarters in Richmond, Virginia. He earned both an M.B.A., and Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond.
For more information on the WealthForge platform, please visit wealthforge.com