Frank Watson 2022-08-02T12:36:01-04:00

Frank Watson

Founder and Chairman


Frank Watson founded Fairview in 2005 with the goal of developing streamlined back office and compliance solutions for investment advisers and broker dealers.

Under Frank’s leadership, Fairview has grown from a two-person agency to a full-service, mid-sized agency with five distinct business lines and more than 120 employees. Fairview provides a wide range of services for the financial services industry, including full-service compliance support, GIPS compliance maintenance, comprehensive cyber and data security solutions, and fund administration.

Frank also oversees FilePoint, a full-service filling agent providing EDGAR and iXBRL filing, typesetting, printing, document hosting, and web development services for Investment Companies, Broker Dealers, Banks, Investment Advisers, and Public Companies.

Frank earned a BS in Economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Education & Training

  • B.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Has worked in the financial administration and services industry since 1995

Areas of Expertise

  • Registered adviser infrastructure and operations
  • Data security and financial technology
  • Financial reporting and accounting for pooled products
  • Regulatory audit support

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