Rob Bethmann joined First Rate as the firm’s 10th employee in 1998. He has served in multiple business units in the company and currently serves as a Director and Senior Client Service Manager in First Rate’s Service Bureau. In this role Bethmann manages a staff of analysts and oversees over a dozen client relationships. Bethmann has also been overseeing a team in Hyderabad, India since late in 2013. Since then he has made 4 trips to the India office and has been increasingly excited about that team’s ability to contribute to First Rate and First Rate’s ability to contribute to the team there and to the local community.
Prior to joining Service Bureau in 2011 Bethmann spent 8 years in Professional Services. While in Professional Services Bethmann managed a group of developers and also led the Business Analysis efforts. He enjoyed providing technical solutions and liked the dynamic environment but was ready in 2011 to take on more client interaction and the Client Service Manager role was a great fit.
Bethmann graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington where he studied Finance. He’s an active volunteer in the student ministry at Fielder Church in Arlington and is currently enjoying raising two teenage children.