Managing Director

Dr. Rick Roque

Managing Director

Dr. Roque is Managing Director of Menlo Company, a boutique investment banking firm, whose primary focus is on capital fundraising and M&A for depository and non depository banking institutions whose focus is residential lending.  A national speaker on mortgage and residential housing trends that effect home ownership, he has spoken at over 50 conferences across the United States, Europe and the Middle East since 2013 on subjects pertaining to banking technologies, housing market conditions and the future of Retail Mortgage Lending.  He has served as a contracted executive for several mortgage banking firms for the purposes of expanded market penetration and adoption.  Author of dozens of articles on the same subjects and has been interviewed by national publications such as the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, and numerous industry trade publications such as American Banker, The Niche Report, Rob Chrisman, the Mortgage Banker's Association.  Previous clients include the Central Bank of Afghanistan,