Frank Dix is a Director in the FS Advisory/Consulting practice at PwC. Within the practice, he leads engagements advising banks, broker-dealers, and exchanges on cost rationalization/target operating models, AML and forensic tech, and global data privacy. In one recent engagement, Frank advised an investment bank on developing a global framework for data privacy rules and technology requirements. In another recent engagement, he advised a bank on planning and managing a multi-year workforce transformation initiative. Early in his career, Frank was recognized for his ability to deliver complex projects while organizing and driving forward-thinking around financial market regulation. He has moderated panels on the future of specialist and floor broker roles at the New York Stock Exchange, presented on structured products at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and developed key intellectual property for PwC.
Frank began his career at PwC 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.
After his first years at PwC, Frank joined the New York Stock Exchange for a newly created role with responsibilities for developing and executing a comprehensive approach to business process management within the regulatory function. He returned to PwC in 2013
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.
Alongside his professional career, Frank has been deeply invested in issues of workplace diversity and volunteer leadership. Frank has been a featured speaker and panelist on the topic of workplace diversity at a range of institutions, including Pershing /BNY Mellon and the Graduate Program in Organizational Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is currently a board member of the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP).