Robert Richardson, CIMA®, a 35-year industry veteran, as senior vice president and North America spokesperson for the company’s North America Advisory Services business including the U.S. and Canada. Richardson’s focus is on proactive outreach to the financial advisor community on timely matters regarding investment strategies, practice management and services Franklin Templeton can deliver to support them.
Richardson began his career in the financial services industry in 1982 and joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1995, most recently serving as a senior advisor consultant covering the greater Houston area. Reflecting his outstanding service to clients, Richardson is a six-time recipient of the annual Richard C. Stoker Award, which honors Franklin Templeton’s top-performing senior advisor consultants.
Richardson is a FINRA-licensed registered representative, holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation, and is a Certified Fund Specialist. He received a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Florida.