Rasheed Hammouda

Rasheed Hammouda

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Rasheed Hammouda is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bridge Financial Technology, a leading provider of wealth and asset management software and infrastructure. At BridgeFT, his role centers around corporate strategy, operations, and development. Rasheed works within the operations team to automate existing services, collaborate with developers to build new technology platforms, and build the firm's culture alongside the rest of the executive committee. His professional experience includes work and training in financial and credit analysis, data analysis, excel modeling, market research, and corporate communications at environments ranging from a boutique management consulting firm to one of the world’s largest small arms parts and accessories wholesaler & retailers. Rasheed started his career in financial services covering investment and economic topics as a freelance journalist, contributing to trade publications including ETF strategy and writing a standing column for Egypt's largest English newspaper.

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Academic History

  • Rasheed and his team envision to transform financial data into actionable insights, elevating the work of advisors and tech companies that serve them.

  • Bridge's software automates work for fiduciary investment advisors so they can offer their services to more people at a more competitive price point.

  • Prior to BridgeFT, he was a Trust and Investment Advisor with PNC where he worked with high net worth clients within the firm's asset management group.

  • Rasheed worked as a journalist covering politics, economics, and investments in the Middle East for multionational trade publications.

  • He was a Columnist for Daily News Egypt, and an Attending Reporter at the Economist's Annual Egyption Government Roundtable.

  • He was published in ETF Strategy, the German-Arab Trade Magazine, and AlBoursa News.

  • He was an Intern with Axios International and Brownells, where he provided market research and analytics for the world's largest supplier of small arms.

  • He holds a BA in Economics from Kalamazoo College, and The General Course in Economics from The London School of Economics.

  • Rasheed is also a Volunteer for the Ingham County Animal Control, a volunteer foster home for shelter dogds, especially senior dogs.