Roland is the founder and President of LINK Portfolio Alternatives. Prior, he was the President of ROQ Solutions, LLC a capital markets consulting practice. He has over 25 years of experience in the capital markets industry, including the de novo formation of several highly successful distribution platforms for the retail broker dealer and RIA channels. During his tenure, he has been responsible for raising approximately $5 billion of alternative investment capital.
Roland has experience with alternative investment product structures including equity and debt non-traded REITs, private placement (Reg D), 1031 exchange, preferred stock, ’40 Act funds (open end and closed end/interval), collective trust (commingled funds), and qualified retirement platforms.
Roland holds a B.B.A in Finance and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He has received program certification awards from such notable firms as Sequoia, Miller Heiman, Fusion Group, Dale Carnegie and Zig Ziglar. Mr. Quast holds several securities licenses, including the Series 6, 7, 24 and 63.