Frank Wheeler is a Lecturer at Northeastern University's Mills College Campus in Oakland, California and enjoys sharing his experience with his students. He is a senior business leader and board member with 30+ years of experience in building businesses across financial services and consumer packaged goods companies. Most recently he served a Global Head of Distribution at Matthews Asia between 2013-2021. He had overall responsibility for the firm's marketing, strategy, product, client service and sales efforts. He served as Executive Vice President, Head of Product and Marketing with Nuveen Investments in Chicago. He was Head of Distribution at FAF Advisors/First American Funds in Minneapolis. From 2000 to 2006, Wheeler held several senior roles at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in both New York and Tokyo, including Managing Director, Chief Marketing Officer for Asia Pacific. Earlier in his career, he held a variety of marketing and brand management roles at Morgan Stanley and Procter & Gamble.


  • MBA, Marketing & Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, Economics & French, Hampden-Sydney College