Frank Watson

Frank Watson


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

Under Frank’s leadership, Fairview has grown from a two-person company to a mid-sized, full-service firm with five distinct business lines that provide adviser compliance, private fund administration, performance reporting and cybersecurity compliance solutions with more than 120 employees. Frank also oversees FilePoint, a regulatory tech company that provides full-service regulatory disclosure solutions to clients in the financial industry. Frank has worked in the financial services industry since 1995.

Education & Training

  • B.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Areas of Expertise

  • Registered investment adviser infrastructure and operations
  • Compliance with Investment Advisers Act rules
  • Data security and financial technology
  • Financial reporting and accounting for pooled vehicles
  • Regulatory audits