Bob Francis

Bob Francis



Wise Rhino Group


Firm focused on assisting Retirement Plan Advisory firms with growth through partnership strategies.

Gale Force Consulting

Founder/Lead Consultant

Consulting and board representation to PE and DC industry firms.


Managing Director of Blackrock Retirement

Managing Director of Retirement Strategy for BlackRock’s Defined Contribution business.

National Retirement Partners

Investor/Board Member/ Leadership Team

Founder and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer of National Retirement Partners, Inc.


SVP/MD/President of Retirement Business

Managed the firm’s retirement plan complex including P&L, sales & marketing and service operations.

Bob Francis


Personal Profile

Hometown: Miami, FL Education: Eckerd College Top 5 Albums of all time:

Beatles – Abbey Road

Bob Marley – Legend

Dave Mathews – Big Whiskey and the GrooGux King

Led Zepplin – Physical Graffiti

Parliament Funkadelic – The Best of Parliament

Musical artist you would most like to have a meal with (alive or dead): Cat Stevens Song Lyric that best describes you:

And anytime you feel the pain, hey Jude, refrain

Don’t carry the world upon your shoulders

For well you know that it’s a fool who plays it cool

By making his world a little colder

-“Hey, Jude” – The Beatles

Musical Artist you would most like to see perform (alive or dead) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart