Dominick & Dickerman LLC combines the skills and knowledge of a bulge bracket firm with the attention and client care of a boutique. Our investment bankers come from firms such as JP Morgan Chase, Bear Stearns, UBS, Merrill Lynch, American Express, Citibank and Bank of America. A number of our bankers have been CEOs, senior officers, partners and/or members of the board of directors of privately-held and publicly-traded companies in the U.S. and abroad. All of our bankers are FINRA-licensed and most of our senior bankers are licensed principals. The knowledge, skills and years of experience of our bankers makes us strong advocates for our clients and for the business purpose at hand.
Michael CallahanManaging Director
Michael Callahan is an accomplished investment professional with extensive experience in Investment Banking, Equity Capital Markets and Institutional Equity research sales and marketing. Mr. Callahan joined Dominick & Dickerman in 2014. Prior to joining Dominick & Dickerman he was a Senior Vice President at UBS and a Director at Soleil Securities and Merrill Lynch where he participated in over 1,000 Equity Capital Market transactions across multiple industries utilizing diverse structures. He has held senior level client relationship management positions interfacing with CEO's, CIO’s, Senior Portfolio Managers and Analysts at various Issuer and asset management firms. He received his BS and MBA in Finance from Old Dominion University. Mr. Callahan currently holds the series 7, 63 and 79 FINRA Licenses.
Phone: (646) 780-8432
Mark W. GrossManaging Director
Mark Gross has over 20 years of senior-level experience with capital markets and M&A transactions in the US, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. Prior to joining Dominick, Mr. Gross led the corporate and investment bank in Brazil for Standard Chartered Bank, the UK-based emerging markets focused international bank. At American Express Bank International, he was responsible for the bank’s institutional and middle market businesses in Brazil and the Southern Cone. He had a number of senior roles at American Express Company, including Head of Strategy & Corporate Development for the Global Financial Services group, and management roles in its asset management and financial advisory unit as well as in corporate finance. Most recently, Mr. Gross was at Knox & Co where he provided M&A advisory and capital raising services to clients in Brazil, the US and China. He was a speaker at the World Economic Forum on the topic of Asian-LatAm Trade and Investment Flows, and holds an MBA from the Stern School of Business. Mr. Gross currently holds the series 7, 24, 63 and 79 FINRA Licenses.
Phone: (646) 780-8447
George C. HansenManaging Director
George Hansen has three decades of business experience in commercial lending, investment banking, leveraged finance, business management, corporate development, strategic planning and sales & marketing. He has completed over 100 M&A or financing transactions in his career. Mr. Hansen joined Dominick and Dickerman in 2010. His banking and finance experience includes 12 years with JP Morgan Chase: in leveraged finance, as an investment banker covering large and medium sized corporations, and as a merger and acquisition specialist. Mr. Hansen spent 7 years at Bank of America/Fleet Securities, where he was responsible for capital markets and M&A advisory for the New York and New Jersey mid-market. Mr. Hansen was a partner at a private equity firm, Corporate Fuel Partners and a co-founder and former active partner of its affiliated boutique investment banking firm. He received his MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business and graduated from the University of Illinois with Highest Honors in Finance. Mr. Hansen currently holds the series 7, 24, 63 and 79 FINRA Licenses.
Phone: (646) 780-8428
Clark F. MacKenzie, Jr.Managing Director
Clark MacKenzie has over 25 years of business, capital markets, and investment banking experience with internationally known firms, particularly in connection with complex securitization, consumer asset and public finance transactions, and commercial real estate. Mr. MacKenzie joined Dominick & Dickerman LLC in 2014. Prior to joining Dominick, Mr. MacKenzie developed his career through various banking and management positions primarily at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. (subsequently J.P. Morgan Securities). During that time, he worked with a range of corporate clients, banks, consumer finance companies, government agencies, and state and city municipalities that used securitization to raise in excess of $33 billion in fifty-five lead managed public and private rated transactions. Mr. MacKenzie received his International M.B.A. degree with a dual concentration in finance and marketing from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Virginia. Mr. MacKenzie currently holds the series 7, 63 and 79 FINRA Licenses.
Phone: (646) 780-8425
Randy F. RockManaging Director
Randy Rock has over 35 years of business, capital markets, legal, and investment banking experience with internationally known firms, particularly in connection with debt and equity capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, complex restructurings, and advisory services for a wide range of companies, both in size and industry. He has served as senior-level investment banker, C-level officer, Board member, business-development executive, and attorney with significant transactional and managerial expertise. Mr. Rock joined Dominick & Dickerman LLC in 2016. Prior to joining Dominick, Mr. Rock developed his career through various banking and management positions, primarily at Drexel Burnham Lambert, Prudential Securities, Josephthal & Co., Ryan Beck & Co., and G.C. Anderson Partners LLC. During this time, Mr. Rock interacted with high profile clients and his accomplishments were recognized in Global Finance, Barron’s and other publications. In addition to his banking experience, Mr. Rock recently served as Principal and Chief Operating Officer of LR Global, a frontier market asset manager with offices in New York, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. As an attorney, Mr. Rock practiced securities and venture capital law at Reavis & McGrath (now Norton Rose Fulbright). Mr. Rock is an alumnus of Columbia University, receiving his J.D. from the School of Law and his B.A. in Economics, cum laude. Mr. Rock currently holds the series 24, 7, 79, and 63 FINRA Licenses.
Phone: (646) 780-8445
Steven D. SpenceManaging Director
Steven Spence has over 30 years of experience in capital markets, business development and as a corporate advisor. Mr. Spence joined Dominick & Dickerman in 2014. After 3 years brokering swaps and FRAs at Eurobrokers International Ltd., Mr. Spence began a 17-year career at Merrill Lynch where he created, developed and managed various listed derivative operations for Merrill Lynch in the United States, Switzerland, France and throughout Asia. He returned to New York to run Global Listed Derivatives and subsequently to London where he served as COO of Merrill Lynch Security Services International. After leaving Merrill Lynch in 2003, Mr. Spence was an independent business consultant to public and private companies, serving as COO, independent Director and advisor to various companies and financial institutions. Mr. Spence is a graduate of Columbia University. Mr. Spence currently holds the series 7, 10, 55 and 66 FINRA Licenses.
Phone: (646) 780-8426