The Importance of Family
Follow along as Richard Abbe shares the importance of family and why its the cornerstone of a building a stronger society.
Family is the framework for producing strong future citizens. Richard Abbe is someone who knows this quite well. As the Co-founder, Principal, and Managing Partner of Iroquois Capital Management, LLC, he is no stranger to the importance of smart, strategic investments. But above the investments made in his professional career, Richard has found there is no investment as crucial as that of instilling honesty, integrity, and strength into his children.
Beginning his professional career by attending Hobart University where he received his undergraduate degree, Richard made a move after graduation to Wall Street. Here, he has learned to hone his skills and grow his talents for over two and a half decades. With his career ranging from Co-Founder and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Vertical Ventures, Equity Middle Market Institutional Sales at Lehman Brothers, Senior Managing Director at Gruntel & Company, and Founding Partner at Hampshire Securities to his current role at Iroquois, Richard has proven himself as a top-level executive.
But above his solo work, one of his proudest moments was the charity work his two daughters decided to do for their respective Bat Mitzvahs. Richard enjoys finding alternative ways to turn one’s investments and wealth into profit for both themselves and the community at large. As the Co-Founder of Iroquois Capital Management, LLC, Richard is no stranger to encouraging strategic growth.
Richard Abbe’s career on Wall Street started in 1992, something he attributes to the love and thrill of investing that his father instilled in him at such a young age. One of the main things that draw Richard to investing is his desire to help people accomplish their goals. Excited by helping companies and seeing a small business through their early stages of growth, he enjoys seeing just how a dream can grow when given the proper amount of water.
Richard Abbe is passionate about family and the importance of philanthropy. He believes that by teaching children the act of giving they can develop deeper empathy as well as leadership and collaboration skills. From the time that his children were very young Richard made it a point to create a household environment in which the act of giving was natural and encouraged. He truly believes that by helping others one can experience abundance and spends much of his time involved in philanthropic efforts.
Be sure to follow along as Richard Abbe shares the importance of family, spending time away from the business of the day to day, and enjoying the ‘small’ moments.