We offer compliance, operations, and business development consulting for RIA’s (investment advisors, private funds, hedge funds, and family offices).
We support firms with interpretation of compliance requirements such as:
1. Registration/Licensing – Assisting with SEC/State registration/firm filings/rep licensing with appropriate jurisdictions.
2. State Rules – Understanding state rules. Interpreting jurisdictional oversight and rule enforcement between the state and SEC.
3. SEC Rules – Determining Rule 206(4) – 7, 38a-1, and/or other private fund guidelines. Helping firms to implement rule policies into firm procedures.
Cory runs Roberson Ventures Group, LLC, a portfolio of companies including: RIA Consults - Roberson Consults Group), a consulting firm providing compliance, operations, and business development services (www.robersonconsults.com); RIA Review a compliance-management software tool (www.riareview.com) and RIA Products (beta) a tech sourcing portal (www.riaproducts.com)
As a business professional, Cory has eight years of “in-house” firm experience in compliance and operations for a fund manager, hedge fund manager, and a boutique investment advisory firm. Since 2011, RIA Consults – Roberson Consults Group has served more than 140+ SEC & State Registrants in the US and UK.
As a social entrepreneur, he has travelled to more than thirty countries from China to Brazil to participate in teaching English programs, volunteer projects, speaking engagements, and business plan competitions. These activities are run through his mission work,SoCap Missions, a collective geared toward providing social (or financial capital) to social enterpreneurs around the world. Starting in January 2017, he financially supports organizations, such as Isithumba Community Foundation in S. Africa, whom he volunteered with last year.
In 2014, Cory wrote his first book titled, “From Student to Entrepreneur: Making the Transition to Business” to help students deal with the challenges of growing up into student debt and making career choices.” Occasionally, he provides mentoring to young adults based on topics from the book.
As an investor, he invests in early/mid stage startups, small businesses, and real estate through active or passive platforms. A portion of returns go back towards work with SoCap Missions. Cory regularly takes online courses taught by the University of Pennsylvania- Wharton School (via Coursera). His lastest coursework includes: a (1) Social Entrepreneurship certification program and (2) Predictive/Customer Analytics.
He received his degree in Political Science from the University of California, Davis.
Eduardo de la Torre serves as Website Consultant. Eduardo has 6 years of website development/management experience.
In 2009, he began his career as a Web Developer in GDL Systems, a recognized websites company in Guadalajara, Mexico. Soon afterwards, he was promoted to a Project Manager due to his ability to manage complex tasks and learn new system processes. He has the ability to understand clients’ needs and transform them into efficient and modern websites.
In June 2014, Eduardo began his work as a freelance Web Developer/Consultant in the Bay Area. He recently worked on the redesign of the Roberson Consults Group
and Build-Ur-Impact websites. Eduardo is the kind of person that likes to be up-to-date with the latest in technology. He speaks Spanish and English.
In his spare time, he likes to go running, hiking, mountain biking, out with friends, and travelling to new places.
“I can't say enough good things about Cory. He's done a great job fixing and maintaining our compliance issues. I highly recommend Cory!”Scott Alan Schwartz, MBA, CFP, CIMA, AIF, Principal at IAM, Inc.