Robert Franklin (Frank) Muller, Jr. is chief executive officer of Provasi Capital Partners LP. In this capacity, Mr. Muller leads the company’s overall strategy of providing access to selected managers and specialized investment opportunities. In a career spanning nearly 30 years, Mr. Muller has accumulated broad experience building and managing multi-channel distribution platforms for investment management companies.
Mr. Muller has been a featured contributor in numerous industry publications, including Bloomberg, Kiplinger’s, Investment News, FA-Mag.com, ThinkAdvisor, The D.I. Wire, Real Assets Adviser, and wealthmanagement.com. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Council for the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth and Renewal at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Muller previously served on the board of trustees of the Investment Program Association—the trade association of the direct investment industry.
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Muller was a managing director and partner at Kiski Group, LLC, where he was responsible for sourcing capital for institutional investment managers in the alternative investment space. Mr. Muller was formerly employed by Hines Real Estate Investments, Inc. During his tenure there, he was president of Hines Real Estate Securities and also served as a member of the board. Mr. Muller was also vice president of Hines Advisors LP, which manages the Hines REIT and Hines Global REIT.
Prior to joining Hines, Mr. Muller was the national director of sales for Morgan Stanley’s Investment Management Group in New York. Prior to that role, he was the executive director of Van Kampen Investments (subsidiary of Morgan Stanley) in Chicago for nearly nine years. He began his career working as a corporate controller and financial advisor.
Mr. Muller is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting. He also holds FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 securities licenses.