President & Chief Investment Officer
Frank Beck graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977 with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and a minor in Economics. He began his investment career with a Wall Street based firm in 1978, later serving in analytic and management roles with a mutual fund. In 1984 he launched a computer company based on a financial software program he developed. The company was eventually sold to a national firm and Frank returned to the financial services business, founding his own wealth management firm in Austin in 1997. During his career he has distinguished himself as an authority on investing. Frank has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business News and Bloomberg Television. He is a contributing author to Forbes magazine and has been quoted in Barron’s and the Wall Street Journal. He has led BCM since founding its predecessor firm in 1997, serving as an analyst & Chief Investment Officer. His economics and statistical mathematics background guides his investment philosophy of Sector Rotation.
Frank lives in Austin with his wife, Debbie. They have two college age sons, Victor and Hunter. Frank is a fan of country music and baseball, and aspires to be a scratch golfer.
Beck Capital Management is an SEC-registered investment manager serving high net-worth individuals, family offices, endowments, trusts, corporations and pension plan sponsors. We design custom portfolios that seek each client’s target rate of return, commensurate with the tolerance for volatility. We have a fiduciary duty to our clients and are fee-based. We are different from other investment management firms in many significant ways. Learn more.
Our predecessor firm was founded in 1997, specializing in investment management and tax planning for high net-worth individuals. Over time, we have grown our capabilities in original research and portfolio management. Our three investment committee professionals have over 75 years of combined finance and investment experience. Our macro-economist holds a PhD from Stanford University and has worked at the President’s Council of Economic Advisors and the Federal Reserve. Learn more
We start with a macro-economic “30,000 foot view” that incorporates industry-sector developments, secular trends, money flows, monetary policies and news events. We then follow with a rigorous, repeatable, data-based research process designed to uncover the best managed business within their respective industry groups. Further, we believe that simply avoiding the weakest sectors of the market adds meaningfully to performance. Learn more