Frank Dix is an Executive Director in the Strategy, Digital, and Innovation Division at Wells Fargo, focused on client onboarding transformation. Previously at Wells Fargo, Frank led the Strategy, Planning and Execution team in the Office of the CTO.
Across his 20+ year career in financial services, Frank has led transformation, oversight, and remediation initiatives through senior consulting and in-house roles. He has managed first Line of Defense (1LoD) oversight efforts across a portfolio of US regulatory and policy areas, and advised global investment and retail banks on technology deployments, anti-financial crime, and client onboarding.
He began his career at a Big Four consultancy with client projects focused on anti-financial crime, forensic accounting, and controls testing. In addition to his client work, he performed an extended “tour of duty” at the firm’s Center for Advanced Research (CAR), supporting the development of cutting-edge fraud detection tools. Based in San Jose, CA, CAR brought together world-class experts in the field of computer science with high performing and executive-level professionals to create technologies and competitive strategies for the firm and its practices.
Alongside his formal roles, Frank has been deeply invested in knowledge-sharing and volunteer leadership. He has moderated panels on the digital future of finance at the FiNext Conference, delivered presentations on structured products and compliance issues at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and co-authored an Informed Investor update on equity-linked- and index-linked notes for the New York Stock Exchange.
On the topics of leadership and workplace culture, Frank has been a featured speaker and panelist at a range of institutions including the Graduate Program in Organizational Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College, and Pershing LLC.
Frank graduated from Duquesne University in 2003 with a B.S. in Business Administration and received a professional certificate in Systems Architecture from MIT. The program was a joint course between professors from MIT and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.