Frank Morse specializes in debt and equity financing and financial advisory services for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. He has a broad finance background, having spent 35 years in the financial services industry before joining the firm. Prior to CMM 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 currently serves on the board of the Connecticut Venture Group and is a past chairman of the Crossroads Venture Fair. He is on the Portfolio Valuation Committee of Connecticut Innovations; a quasi-state agency focusing on private equity investments in Connecticut based technology companies. He is also on the board of CTech IncUBator at University of Bridgeport, Fairfield County's first and only university-based incubator for technology start-ups. He has served on the boards of several regional companies including Fletcher-Thompson, Inc., Intellisource and Bank of America’s Fairfield County’s Advisory Board.
Frank has been deeply involved in community affairs, currently serving on the Board and Executive Committee of Jewish Senior Services in Bridgeport, CT (Jewish Home for the Elderly). He is currently an active volunteer and teacher for Junior Achievement. Frank was the founder and, for many years, had been Chairman of the Prostate Cancer Institute, affiliated with the Swim-Across-the-Sound and St. Vincents Medical Center. He has served on the boards of several other not-for profit organizations including the United Way of Eastern Fairfield County, the Board of Regents of Sacred Heart University as well as past Chairman of the Board of the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport.
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 Easton, Connecticut, spends as much time as his partners allow at his home in Rangeley, Maine and has been a loyal and, until recently, long-suffering Red Sox fan all of his life.