Joel Fischer

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Joel’s background in banking provides analytical and modeling expertise, as well as the ability to manage complex projects.

  • Adept at devising and managing sales processes involving numerous prospects 
  • Experience negotiating deal structures bringing together parties with diverse objectives 
  • Industry experience includes business services, manufacturing, distribution, real estate and education


Joel Fischer joined Franklin Partners in 2011 and has 10+ years in the investment and commercial banking sector. For six years, Joel was with the Marshall Group/BankFirst where he originated, syndicated, and managed the restructuring of a wide range of commercial debt. His responsibilities included restructuring strategies for a $350 million portfolio of non-performing corporate debt and commercial/multi-family real estate projects involving more than 500 syndicate lenders.

Joel continues to serve on the Board of Directors of the Security State Bank of Lewiston (MN), a position he began in 2004. He is a board member of the Association for Corporate Growth’s Young Professional Group. 

Joel is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College (B.A.) and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota (M.B.A.).