Ron Shevlin is the Director of Research at Cornerstone Advisors where he heads up the firm’s strategic research efforts, including commissioned research, the Insight Vault service, and the Cornerstone Performance Report. A nationally sought after speaker, Ron is the author of the Amazon best-selling book Smarter Bank, and is the purveyor of fine snark on the Financial Brand’s Snarketing column and the Fintech Snark Tank podcast. Ron’s prior experience includes research and consulting for Aite Group, Forrester Research, and KPMG.

He has an MBA from the University of Texas and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from SUNY Binghamton.