Currently, Mr. Capalbo is the Principal in Richard Capalbo Enterprises LLC, a Los Angeles consulting firm specializing in both the Financial Service Industry and in bringing access to all aspects of the Financial Service Industry to corporations.
He lectures extensively throughout the securities, mutual fund, banking and insurance industries. He is the Founder of the Quantum Leap Institute and specializes in enhancing Individuals Behavior by analyzing changing trends and helping individuals adjust to these changes. He coaches CEO’s in several technology firms on all aspects of corporate finance and marketing issues.
He has co-authored two books in the areas of Investment Management and Customer Service. He has written over twenty white papers on practice management and customer service issues.
Mr. Capalbo served as District Sales and Marketing Manager for Merrill Lynch and as Co-Manager of their Flagship Southern California Office. Previously he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Batemam Eichler, Hill Richards, Incorporated where he directed its expansion into seven western states, making it the largest regional brokerage firm headquartered on the West Coast. He also served on the Kemper Financial Board of Directors. He was a Senior Vice President of Drexel Burnham Lambert with responsibility for the firm’s marketing department, which he founded.
In addition to his role as Marketing Director, Mr. Capalbo also served as a director of many of Drexel Lambert’s subsidiaries. He also founded Broad Street Productions, the firm’s audio-visual subsidiary and directed the firm’s entry into the business brokerage market.
He began his career in the securities industry as one of the pioneers in the use of Modern Portfolio Theory and lectured on that topic during its developmental years to Institutional Portfolio Managers.
From 1979 to 1987, he was an active member of the SIA’s Sales and Marketing Committee and in 1986-87 served as its co-chairman. Mr. Capalbo has served as a trustee of the Securities Industry Institute for over two decades; he was Curriculum Chair from 1995 to 1997 and was Chairman of the Institute in 1998 and 1999.
Mr. Capalbo has given over 1000 Key-note addresses in the past 15 years and has entertained over 100,000 Financial advisors. He has given a highly acclaimed appearance at the Million Dollr Roundtable. He lectures at numerous Universities and Executive Education programs. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Fordham University in New York and a Master’s Degree in Finance from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania
He lives in Indians Wells, California with his wife Kathleen.