Dr. Richard Stierwalt, CEO and Chairman
Dr. Richard E. Stierwalt, our founder, is the Chief Executive Officer and a director of UBPSI. UBPSI is a National Company; the second largest Administrator of Taft-Hartley Plans in the country. Mr. Stierwalt has been the Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and sole director of ATPA since completion of the acquisition of ATPA in December 2007.
Mr. Stierwalt served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and as a director of National Investment Managers, Inc. ("NIVM") from its inception in December 2004 to January 2006. NIVM, a public company, is a roll-up of corporate third-party administrators. During his tenure at NIVM, NIVM acquired 13 operating businesses.
From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Stierwalt was Chief Executive Officer of Orbitex Financial Services Group, a roll-up of trust and mutual fund asset management and distribution companies. From 1995 to 1996, he was the President of BISYS Investment Services, a division of a NYSE listed company. Prior to the March 1995 merger with BISYS Fund Services, he was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Concord Holding Corporation, which he co-founded in 1987 after a 12-year career in banking. Concord Holding Corporation became the largest administrator and distributor of bank-related mutual funds in the US.
Before co-founding Concord, Mr. Stierwalt served as First Vice President and Divisional Administrator of the Financial Management & Trust Securities Group of Security Pacific National Bank in California, which merged with the Bank of America in 1992.
Mr. Stierwalt was an instructor for the Bank Administration Institute School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin and also was part of the adjunct faculty of the University of Indianapolis. He is the co-author of the book, Securities Processing, and has been published in the United States Banker, the ABA Banking Journal, and other industry publications. He has appeared on CNBC and other financial news programs. He speaks and writes regularly on issues affecting banks and financial services.
Mr. Stierwalt received an associate degree in banking and finance and a BA in economics from the University of Indianapolis. He attended the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University and is an OPM graduate of Harvard University. He serves on the Board of Trustees and Chairs Finance at the University of Indianapolis. He also serves on the Board of Directors of: Biomega Laboratories, a cancer research company; We Are Family Foundation, a humanitarian foundation; Harborside Resort, a Starwood Bahamian property; as well as serving on the Advisory Board of Droplets, Inc. a software development firm. Mr. Stierwalt currently holds Series 6, 24, 27 and 63 Securities licenses. Mr. Stierwalt received a Doctorate Degree in Humane Letters form the University of Indianapolis.