Frank Morse specializes in financial advisory services for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures as well as debt and equity financings. He has a broad finance background, having spent 35 years in the financial services industry before joining the firm. Prior to CMG, Frank was President and CEO of UST Bank in Connecticut and Executive Vice President for strategic planning for UST Corp, UST Bank’s parent and the holding company for United States Trust Company (Boston).
Frank has served on several industry related boards including the Connecticut Venture Group and the Crossroads Venture Fair. He served on the Portfolio Valuation Committee of Connecticut Innovations; a quasi-state agency focusing on private equity investments in Connecticut based technology companies. Other boards included CTech IncUBator at University of Bridgeport, Fletcher-Thompson, Inc, Intellisource, Inc and Bank of America’s Fairfield County’s Advisory Board.
Frank has also been deeply involved in community affairs and is currently serving on the board of the Cultural Council of Indian River County, FL. Past not-for-profit involvements included St. Vincent’s Medical Center (Swim-Across-the Sound), Junior Achievement (volunteer teacher), United Way of Eastern Fairfield County (board member) and Barnum Museum(Chairman).
He recently retired from over 20 years of active participation with Jewish Senior Services in Bridgeport, CT (Jewish Home for the Elderly). His roles included Executive Committee, Finance Committee and Board Member. In 2020 Frank was awarded the Arthur & Gladys Lunin Humanitarian Award for “outstanding service to the community”.
Frank earned a BA from Trinity College and completed graduate studies at New York University Business School and Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
He lives in Vero Beach, FL with his wife Nina and two dogs, Otis & Frances. Frank spends as much time as possible at his home in Rangeley, Maine.