Donald “Don” Musso founded FinPro, Inc. in 1987 and it has become a nationally known thought leader in community banking. In 2012, Don also formed FinPro Capital Advisors, Inc. (FBA) as a wholly owned subsidiary of FinPro to conduct capital market and investment banking activities. Most recently, he has forayed into providing digital services to the banking sector.
Musso has a diverse background and skillset. In addition to his 27 years of experience at FinPro and FCA, Don has started numerous denovos (several as a founder), is a large investor in community banks, is a member of various bank boards and teaches for elite banking programs. He also frequently discusses community bank policy with all of the banking agencies in Washington, D.C.
Musso is a recognized expert in value creation for banks, strategic planning, loan and deposit growth, internal risk assessments, asset/liability management, customer segmentation and delivery alternatives, de novo bank formation and investment banking.
Musso is a frequent speaker on financial institution-related topics and has assisted trade groups such as the American Bankers Association, Conference of State Bank Supervisors, Bank Director and numerous state organizations in various activities. He is on the faculty of Stonier Graduate School of Banking and the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado, where he teaches Strategic Planning, M&A and Risk Management.
Musso earned a BS in Finance from Villanova University and a MBA in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University.