Senior Team

 

 

Todd M. DeMatteo, Senior Executive Director

Todd M. DeMatteo is the Senior Executive Director of Bankers Capital International. He is also the Managing Member and the holder of a majority of the voting stock of BCI Financial Holdings LLC, the firm’s parent company.  Mr. DeMatteo has over 30 years of business experience as an executive manager, a senior banker and a business lawyer at various sized companies, public and private, both in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. DeMatteo has managed operating companies in the United States, China, the United Kingdom, and France, and has implemented strategic development plans in most major markets of the world. He has been the head of investment banking for two firms registered with the SEC and FINRA, including Dominick & Dominick (CRD# 7344 / SEC# 8-21076), where he was also interim Chief Executive Officer. Prior to entering the financial industry in 2003, Mr. DeMatteo was the President and CEO, a senior executive, and/or legal counsel for a number of publicly-held and privately-owned companies. He has extensive experience in all facets of corporate operations, growth planning, and strategic acquisitions, dating from 1983. He holds a Juris Doctor (with distinction) from Quinnipiac University School of Law and is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, CT). He is admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut and was issued five United States patents in the healthcare industry. Mr. DeMatteo holds the series 7, 24, 63, 79, and 99 FINRA licenses.

 

David De Louya, Managing Director

David De Louya is a Managing Director of Bankers Capital International. He has over 25 years of experience in management consulting, digital innovation and technology management for publicly-traded and privately-held companies in the United States and abroad. Mr. De Louya has advised Tier-1 banks, FinTech companies, and companies in the investment management, insurance, and energy sectors. His expertise includes business transformation, performance management, digital innovation, business strategy, products and channel management, partnership development, and financial risk management. He also has experience in developing and implementing global sales and professional consulting service practices. Mr. De Louya has worked with Ernst & Young, KPMG, IBM, TCS, and a number of FinTech innovation companies. He is fluent in French, and holds a Master of Sciences in Telecommunication Management from Polytechnic Institute of New York, and a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Montpelier, France.  Mr. De Louya is a member of the Digital Chamber of Commerce, the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, the Global Association of Risk Management Professionals, International Association of Financial Engineers, Professional Risk Manager’s International Association and a Senior Charter Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Daniel Epstein, Managing Director

Daniel Epstein is a Managing Director of Bankers Capital International. He is a senior financial services executive experienced in strategic advisory, capital raising, M&A, restructuring, direct investing, and lending, spanning multiple industries including Real Estate, Power & Energy, Commodities, and Financial Services. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, and has executed both public and private transactions involving international counterparties throughout the Americas. Mr. Epstein initiated and managed senior-level relationships with corporate clients, institutional, and HNW investors while working at INTL FCStone, Falcon Real Estate (BNP Paribas), Caribbean Property Group (Goldman Sachs), Invesco, and JP Morgan. He is currently on the Board of Directors of AES Eletropaulo (a Brazilian subsidiary of AES Corporation). Mr. Epstein holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and an AB from Brown University. Mr. Epstein holds the series 7, 63, and 79 FINRA licenses

Daniel P. Kobayashi, Managing Director

Daniel P. Kobayashi is a Managing Director of Bankers Capital International. Mr. Kobayashi has 18 years of investment banking experience, advising clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, private placements of debt and equity and strategic assignments. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of PT Securities, LLC and as Managing Director at PT Capital LLC, working on investment banking and private equity transactions. Prior to PT Securities and PT Capital, Mr. Kobayashi was engaged for nine years by Dominick & Dickerman (previously Dominick & Dominick), serving as a Managing Director of Investment Banking. Prior to joining Dominick, Mr. Kobayashi was an investment banker with J.P. Morgan in the Financial Institutions Group. He began his career in investment banking at Houlihan Lokey, focusing primarily on the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sector. He received a B.S. in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, with a concentration in finance. In addition, Mr. Kobayashi currently serves as an instructor at the Investment Banking Institute (IBI), teaching business valuation, M&A, and leveraged buyout modeling. He has led classes for IBI in New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Chicago, Atlanta, and Toronto. Mr. Kobayashi holds the Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 FINRA licenses.

Alexander Mack, Financial Principal and Head of Compliance

Alex Mack is the Financial Principal and Chief Compliance Officer of Bankers Capital International. He is also a  Director of BCI Life Sciences LLC, an affiliated consultancy company in the life sciences industries.  Mr. Mack has over 12 years of experience providing financial and regulatory leadership to a number of registered investment banks on an out-sourced basis. Prior to entering the securities industry in 2005, Mr. Mack advised Fortune 500 companies on systems and process efficiencies, including extensive work with Liz Claiborne, Calvin Klein, Price Waterhouse, Sony Music, Bertelsmann Music Group, and Random House. Mr. Mack earned a B.A. in Government from Cornell University and a Master’s of Science in Management from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Mr. Mack holds the series 7, 24, 27, 63, 79, and 99 FINRA licenses, as well as level 1 of the CFA exam.   

Kathleen Menten, Managing Director

Kathleen Menten is a Managing Director of Bankers Capital International. She is also a Managing Director of Cleaves Securities, a Norwegian based financial services provider, regulated and authorized by the Financial Services Authority of Norway. Mrs. Menten has over 20 years of capital markets, syndication and institutional funding experience, focusing particularly on the transportation and oil & gas industries. Previously, she was a Managing Director at Knight Capital Group and its head of Corporate Access. Mrs. Menten started her career at Morgan Stanley & Co., for whom she worked for 24 years, starting in middle market equities and later moving into Private Wealth Management. Mrs. Menten holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from New York University and series 7, 15, 63, 65 and 79 FINRA licenses.

Vernon S. Oberholtzer

Vernon S. Oberholtzer is a Managing Director of Bankers Capital International. Mr. Oberholtzer has over 40 years of investment banking and corporate operations experience as a senior investment banker and as an operations executive ranging. Mr. Oberholtzer has focused particularly on oil & gas, retailing, real estate, freight forwarding, and telecommunications. His experience ranges from small privately held companies to large public companies, including Royal Dutch Shell (NYQ: RDS) and Intelenet International Corporation. Mr. Oberholtzer was also the manager of private placements for Herzog, Heine, Geduld, and Philips, Apel & Walden. He received a Master’s Degree in Finance from George Washington University and an undergraduate degree from Elizabethtown College. Mr. Oberholtzer holds series 7, 24, 63 and 79 FINRA licenses. 

Ian (Sandy) Reddin, Managing Director

Sandy Reddin is a Managing Director of Bankers Capital International. He is also a Managing Director and Head of US Operations for Cleaves Securities, a Norwegian based financial services provider, regulated and authorized by the Financial Services Authority of Norway. Mr. Reddin has over 20 years of equity trading, private placement, capital markets, and investment banking experience. He has managed Corporate Services, Equity Trading, Private Placement, and Capital Markets Departments at Jefferies & Company, ABN-AMRO, and Knight Capital Group. Prior to joining Bankers Capital International, he spent eleven years at Knight Capital Group where he developed and managed all the Capital Markets relationships in the International Maritime Shipping, Infrastructure, Metals & Mining, and ADG (Aerospace-Defense-Government) sectors, and oversaw Private Placements. Mr. Reddin holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Connecticut and series 7, 24, 55, 63, and 79 FINRA licenses.

Michael R. Rosenberg, Senior Managing Director

Michael R. Rosenberg is a Senior Managing Director of Bankers Capital International, and a Director of BCI Life Sciences LLC, an affiliated consultancy company in the life sciences industries.  He is also a member and a minority holder of the voting stock of BCI Financial Holdings LLC, the firm’s parent company. Mr. Rosenberg has over 30 years of experience in corporate operations, technology and banking. He has a focus on Technology, Media and Digital Media, particularly on capital formation and deployment, M&A transactions and strategic advisory, both in the United States and abroad. Prior to entering the financial services industry, Mr. Rosenberg worked in all phases of technology delivery solutions for Fortune 1000 businesses. He is experienced with technology companies including digital image processing and delivery, shopping cart processing, site tracking and analysis, and product recommendation and personalization technologies. Mr. Rosenberg also has extensive experience in marketing and revenue growth strategies in advertising and broadcasting. Mr. Rosenberg received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) from Princeton University and holds the series 4, 7, 24, 53, 63, 65, 79 and 99 FINRA Licenses.

Arun Swaminathan, Vice President

Arun Swaminathan is a Vice President of Bankers Capital International, and leads the firm’s due diligence and transaction support team. Mr. Swaminathan has over eight years of investment banking experience, specializing in M&A transactions, capital formation and acquisition, and strategic planning and advisory, spanning multiple industries including Food and Agriculture, Industrial Products and Financial Services. He previously led due diligence and transaction support teams for Rabobank and PwC in India, managing transaction execution end-to-end. Mr. Swaminathan has worked with clients and counterparties in North America, Europe and Asia and has successfully executed cross-border M&A and fund-raising transactions between numerous international geographies. Mr. Swaminathan is a co-author of industry publications in Indian Asset Management industry (2012 and 2013). He has an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Mr. Swaminathan is fluent in English and Hindi, and holds the series 79 FINRA license.