Rajini Kodialam

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Focus Financial Partners

Rajini is a co-founder of Focus and is responsible for identifying high-quality RIAs and broker teams to join the partnership. Rajini is a practice management expert with proficiency in organizational structure and effectiveness, including assisting new Independence Affiliates in forming partnership agreements to facilitate decision-making in their new firm.

Prior to founding Focus, Rajini was a Vice President at American Express in New York where she managed the overall online experience for the US Consumer Card and Travel businesses, providing online acquisition, e-marketing and self-servicing for over 22 million premium cardmembers. Rajini also worked in the Strategy and Business Development Group at AMEX where she helped launch new online brokerage and banking services. Prior to joining AMEX, Rajini was at McKinsey & Company in New York, working primarily on strategic initiatives for consumer financial services firms. She also worked at IBM, where she marketed software services across Asia and the US.

Rajini holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Columbia Business School and a BS in Computer Science from Delhi University, India.

She is an avid gardener and enjoys experimenting in the kitchen, cooking various cuisines for her husband and two sons.

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