Steven Grand-Jean, President

Steven practiced corporate and securities law in Chicago from 1967-69. He then joined Salomon Brothers as an associate in investment banking, becoming a general partner in 1979 and a managing director in 1981. He specialized in mergers and debt and equity capital raising. He left Salomon Brothers and joined Montgomery Securities in 1988 where he served as a general partner in charge of mergers and acquisitions. Steven has a BA from Stanford University and an LLB from Harvard Law School.

Thomas Lloyd-Butler, Senior Vice President

Tom has 31 years of experience as a portfolio manager and research analyst in the investment business.  He began his career as an equity analyst at Morgan Guaranty Trust Co., from 1982-1986 where he completed the bank’s management program.  He joined Montgomery Securities in 1986 as a research analyst following technology and industrials.  Subsequent to that, Tom was a partner at Gruber & McBaine from 1992-2002, a $1.5 billion hedge fund where he was one of three portfolio managers.  In 2002, Tom started his own firm, TLB Capital Management, where he was a portfolio manager until 2010.  Tom has a BA from the University of California at Berkeley.

Torin Bakos, Associate


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