Practices - Advisory Services

  • Ennius E. Bergsma Senior Managing Director

    212-209-3000 ext. 210

    ebergsma@brockcapital.com

    Senior consultant, advisor in global corporate finance; corporate and business unit strategy, M&A and marketing in consumer goods, telecomm and e-commerce.

    Investor, Director and Chief Strategy Officer, Passlogix; Chairman, the Netherland-America Foundation; Trustee, the Hewitt School; Honorary Board Member, Chair and President, Harvard Business School Club of Greater New York; Member, Harvard Business School Alumni Council. Former Senior Director, McKinsey & Company, Inc.; Founder and Leader, Global Corporate Finance Practice of McKinsey; Co-Leader, McKinsey’s E-Commerce Practice.

    University of Leiden, the Netherlands, Candidate and Masters Degree in Corporate and Commercial Law; Harvard Business School, M.B.A.

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  • Storm Boswick Senior Managing Director

    Storm Boswick is a member of Brock Capital Group LLC and an experienced Founder, Partner, and Senior Managing Director in the Asset Management and Investment Banking industries. Mr. Boswick is an experienced Venture Capitalist, Long/Short Portfolio Manager and Asset Manager, and a skilled investor and advisor in Public & Private Equity, and Public & Private Debt. As an Investment Banker, Mr. Boswick is an experienced advisor on Governance matters, Capital Markets, Capital Introduction, and Corporate Advisory including Mergers & Acquisitions. Mr. Boswick is a strong business development professional with extensive experience as an investment and/or industry conference presenter, and media contributor.

    Mr. Boswick worked in Investment Research at Goldman Sachs; was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at J&W Seligman; Portfolio Manager at Sigma Capital (SAC); Founder and Portfolio Manager at Brompton Cross Capital; Managing Director at Medley Capital, and at Brightwood Capital; and, Senior Advisor to MC Credit.

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  • Charles L. Brock Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    212-209-3000 ext. 707

    cbrock@brockcapital.com

    Director, designated “financial expert” and audit chair of public companies; investment banker; corporate lawyer with operating experience.

    Director, B+H Ocean Carriers.

    Managed numerous businesses including the twelve subsidiaries of Compton Communications (now Saatchi & Saatchi); Former Publisher and President, Scholastic International, also CFO and COO. Carter, Ledyard & Milburn; Sullivan & Cromwell; Director, B+H Bulk Carriers (subsequently, Excel Maritime Carriers) and B+H Maritime Carriers; President, Harvard Alumni Association; President, Harvard Law School Association.

    Northwestern University B.A.; Harvard Law School J.D.; Harvard Business School, AMP

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  • Norman H. Brown, Jr. Senior Managing Director

    212-209-3000 ext. 215

    nbrown@brockcapital.com

    Investment banker; expert in metals, mining, infrastructure and mergers & acquisitions.

    Headed restructuring and metal & mining, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc, Credit Suisse First Boston; SVP, Head of M&A Department, E.F. Hutton; Director, Macquarie Infrastructure Company Trust; Trustee and member, Investment Committee of the University of Oregon Endowment Foundation.

    University of Oregon B.A.; University of Pennsylvania Wharton School M.B.A.

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  • Jean D. Hamilton Senior Managing Director

    CEO, diversified financial services companies. Operating and investment expertise in financial services businesses. Director of private and public companies in insurance, financial services, money management, and non-profits.

    CEO, Xonos; CEO, Broadstairs Capital; Director, New York Women's Forum; Trustee, First Eagle Funds; Director, RenaissanceRe Holdings.

    Former CEO of Prudential Institutional, EVP of Prudential Financial, President of Prudential Capital, President of Prudential Asset Sales and Syndications, and SVP of The First National Bank of Chicago (now J.P. Morgan Chase); Director and Member of Investment Committee, Women’s Economic Roundtable; National Urban League.

    University of Illinois B.S.; University of Chicago M.B.A.

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  • Karen N. Horn Senior Managing Director

    212-209-3000

    khorn@brockcapital.com

    Former CEO, diversified financial services; professional director; economist; Former Federal Reserve Bank president.

    Director and/or lead director, Norfolk Southern Corporation, Eli Lilly, Simon Property Group, Fannie Mae, T. Rowe Price Funds, U.S. Russia Investment Fund.

    Former Managing Director, Marsh & McLennan Companies; Managing Director, Bankers Trust; Chairman & CEO, Bank One of Cleveland; President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Treasurer, Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania; Director, TRW, Rubbermaid, British Petroleum, Georgia-Pacific, The Rockefeller Foundation.

    Pomona College B.A.; Johns Hopkins University Ph.D.

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  • Trevor Kidd Senior Managing Director

    212-209-3000 ext. 357

    tkidd@brockcapital.com

    Trevor has over 35 years of experience as a business owner, entrepreneur, investor and senior executive specializing in niche manufacturing, telecommunications, enabling technologies, mergers and acquisitions, and specialty financial services product structuring and financing.

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  • Kay Koplovitz Senior Managing Director

    Founder & former CEO, major cable network; CEO, private equity and venture capital.

    Chairman & CEO, Koplovitz & Co., LLC.; Co-Founder, Springboard Enterprises; Chairman, Liz Claiborne; Director, Instinet Group, Inc. Founder and former Chairman & CEO, USA Networks; Co-founder, Joy Berry Enterprises, Inc., Boldcap Ventures; Director, CA; former Chair, National Women's Business Council; former Director, Oracle, Nabisco and General Re., and numerous non-profits.

    University of Wisconsin B.S.; Michigan State University M.A.

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  • Alain Lebec Senior Managing Director

    Investment banker, head of Mergers and Acquisitions and private equity.

    Chairman of the Investment Committee, Brock Opportunity Fund; Co-founder, Reading Excellence and Discovery Foundation; Director, United Way. Former Vice Chairman, Merrill Lynch Investment Banking and Chairman/Co-CIO, Merrill Lynch Ventures.

    l’École Polytechnique (Paris, France); Northwestern U. Kellogg School M.B.A

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  • Ellen R. Marram Senior Managing Director

    212-209-3000 ext. 333

    emarram@brockcapital.com

    Former CEO, consumer products companies; branding/marketing expert; former private equity partner and chair of portfolio companies; director of public, private and non-profit institutions.

    President, Barnegat Group LLC; Managing Director and Operating Advisor, North Castle Partners, LLC; Director and Chair, Nominating and Governance Committee, Eli Lilly & Co., Ford Motor Company; Presiding Director, Finance Committee Chair, The New York Times Company.

    Former CEO, Tropicana; CEO, Nabisco Biscuit Company.

    Wellesley College B.A.; Harvard Business School M.B.A.

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  • Charles O. Svenson Senior Managing Director

    Investment banker, expertise in energy, alternative energy, project finance and transportation.

    Co-Chairman, Investment Committee of Hamilton College; Trustee, Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks; Chairman, the Adirondack Nature Conservancy and Adirondack Land Trust; President, Harvard Law School Association of New York City

    Former Managing Director, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (now Credit Suisse); VP, Head of Project Finance, Goldman Sachs; Dewey, Ballantine, Busby, Palmer & Wood

    Hamilton College B.A.; Harvard Law School LL.B.

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  • David O. Zenker, Jr. Senior Managing Director

    David O. Zenker, Jr. has been a member of Brock Capital Group LLC since 2003. He is an investment banker, principal and advisor specializing in the conception, planning and funding of start-up and early-stage companies whose product or service represents a paradigm shift that offers a self-evident, marked improvement over current standards. Mr. Zenker’s particular areas of interest are biotech, medical devices, alternative energy and sustainable business models with commercial and social significance.

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