Innovating an Industry by Helping Others | Marques Torbert
Entrepreneur, Investor, & Financial Strategist Marques Torbert on how to seize opportunities, work with purpose, and lead with positivity.
Todays episode is with Marques Torbert. Marques is the CEO of Ametros Financial, a firm that provides financial services and tools for injured workers with staggering healthcare needs. Ametros works closely with patients, insurers, employers, attorneys, brokers, medical providers and Medicare to create a seamless experience for their clients. Prior to Ametros, Marques worked on Wall Street as an investor, adviser and strategist within the insurance and business services sector. He has been instrumental in the sale and acquisition of multiple privately held organizations within the claims solutions management and managed care industries.
Marques’ story is truly inspiring. Coming from a rough neighborhood, Marques distinguished himself through academics and his positive attitude. He earned an opportunity to attend Clevelands “University School”, a prestigious academy for talented students. These formidable years at University School taught Marques a critical skillset, the most important being the ability to seize the opportunities presented to him. He is a millennial highlight reel of entrepreneurial endeavors, relentless drive, and high expectations. What struck me upon meeting him was how friendly and light hearted Maques was. With such a serious resume and position, one cant help but expect a personality to match. While Marques exhibited this, he did so with an approachable and relatable air about him. Marques and I spend as much time talking about embarrassing childhood stories and terrible styles as we do high-level corporate strategies and investment. He loves to laugh, and applies his infectious positivity to his leadership style. Marques is the man, and Im honored to have him on the show.
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Marques is the Chief Executive Officer of Ametros. Prior to Ametros, he worked on Wall Street as an investor, adviser and strategist within the insurance and business services sector. Marques was previously the principal adviser to Millbrook, an Associate with Clarion Capital Partners a middle market private equity firm, and an investment banker with Lazard Freres. He has been instrumental in the sale and acquisition of multiple privately held organizations within the claims solutions management and managed care industries.
Marques obtained his B.A. in Economics from Columbia University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Ametros Financial, and is also a member of the Board of Trustees for University School, a private K-12 school in Cleveland. Marques currently resides in Boston with his wife Alexandra.
Ametros is changing the way individuals navigate healthcare by providing them with the tools and support necessary to make savvy decisions on how to spend their medical funds. Ametros’ team works closely with patients, insurers, employers, attorneys, brokers, medical providers and Medicare to create a seamless experience for our clients. Our depth of expertise in the Medicare Set Aside, property and casualty insurance, healthcare, legal, financial and software industries positions us to offer the best solutions in the marketplace. Our flagship product, CareGuard, is revolutionizing the way funds from insurance claim settlements are administered after settlement, for Medicare Set Aside accounts and any other medical allocation. Ametros continues to innovate, bringing new solutions to the market all with the goal of simplifying healthcare for our clients. Ametros is backed by Clarion Capital Partners, LLC, a New York based private equity firm.