Founder & CEO
Our team of highly-qualified professionals has extensive experience across investor relations, equity research, portfolio management, private equity, investment banking, journalism and corporate communications – enabling us to create tailored and remarkably sophisticated solutions for our clients.
Edward R. Hatfield
Founder & CEO
Ted Hatfield co-founded Solebury Capital in 2005 and has jointly led the firm to become the country’s most influential equity capital markets advisory boutique. Ted has nearly 30 years of capital markets experience on Wall Street, including a background in fixed income trading, equity underwriting and ECM advisory. Ted has been responsible for the pricing of more than 750 IPOs, marketed follow-ons and block trades in every sector of the economy.
Prior to forming Solebury, Ted spent 20 years at Credit Suisse, serving as Head of U.S. Equity Syndicate Department – Americas. For approximately 10 years, Ted was responsible for overseeing the marketing, pricing, allocation and trading of all Credit Suisse’s equity and equity-linked transactions listed in North America as well as all US-listed transactions marketed abroad. Ted was a member of the organization’s U.S. Equity Management Committee, Global ECM Management Committee, Equity Valuation Committee, Global Research Reform Project Board, IPO Practices Committee and Co-Chairman of the IPO Allocation Review Committee.
Ted received a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from Lehigh University and lives in Summit, NJ with his wife and four children.
Founder, Solebury Capital Vice Chairman, Corporate and Institutional Banking, PNC Financial Services Group
Founder, Solebury Capital Vice Chairman, Corporate and Institutional Banking, PNC Financial Services Group
Alan Sheriff, a 35-year veteran of the equity capital markets, co-founded Solebury Capital in 2005 and formerly served as Co-CEO. Under his guidance and leadership, the firm has become the premier independent equity capital advisory firm, known for bringing deep product expertise, unparalleled market knowledge and unbiased advice to its clients. Alan has personally worked on hundreds of IPOs, follow-ons, block trades and provided general capital markets counsel to financial sponsors such as Bain Capital, Ares Management, Apollo, American Securities, TH Lee, Freeman Spogli, TSG Consumer and many others. He has also worked directly with companies such as Nielson, The Carlyle Group, Dunkin Brands, Canada Goose, BRP (Bombardier Recreational Products), Aramark, Black Knight Financial, Patheon, Planet Fitness, and Party City, among others.
Prior to founding Solebury Capital, Alan held several senior-level positions at Credit Suisse First Boston, including serving as Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets for the Americas. He also chaired Credit Suisse’s Equity Valuation Committee and sat on the firm’s Investment Banking Committee. Alan also led CSFB’s Equity-Linked Capital Markets desk as well as the firm’s ECM Restricted Stock effort. He began his career at Salomon Brothers.
Alan graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.A. in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa. He also received a MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations and the NationSwell Council.
In January 2011 Alan served as a delegate for the U.S. State Department’s Global Entrepreneurship Program in Egypt, in an effort to promote and spur entrepreneurship around the world. He is also the founder of Teach2Serve, a nonprofit designed to educate and train select high school students for careers in public policy and nonprofit work. Additionally, he is a member of the board of the Travis Manion Foundation, which empowers veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations. Alan is also a past Trustee at Delaware Valley University and The Solebury School.
Alan and his wife live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with their two dogs. They are the proud parents of four sons.
Chairman and COO
Victor has 40 years of financial industry experience. He oversees all administrative and legal matters of Solebury Capital and Solebury Trout, and provides guidance and judgment on the daily business operations of each group.
Victor began his Wall Street career at Salomon Brothers where he was Global Head of Equity Capital Markets. He also served as a member of the four-person Equity Operating Committee, responsible for running Salomon’s global equity business. After Salomon brothers, Victor joined UBS as Co-Head of Investment Banking and Head of North America Capital Markets. He was a member of the Regional Management Committee with responsibility for all U.S. capital markets products. Following UBS, Victor served as Global Head of Equity Capital Markets at Bear Stearns where he was a member of the firm’s Commitment Committee and President’s Council.
Previously, Victor was a member of the Board of Directors at Verity, Inc., chairing both the Audit and Governance committees. Victor was also a member of the Board of Directors at Peregrine Systems, serving as Chairman of the Governance Committee, a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Special Committee formed to handle the sale of Peregrine. He is a former director of Printcafe Software, Inc., where he also sat on its Audit and Compensation committees as well as the Special Committee of Independent Directors at the time of the company sale. Victor was a director at Dwango Wireless and served as non-executive Chairman.
Victor graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in Finance and currently lives in Pound Ridge, NY.
David joined Solebury Capital in 2007 after a 16 year career at Goldman Sachs in the Equity Capital Markets Group. Over the course of his career, he has led more than 500 equity IPOs, follow-ons, block trades, and private placements – in the U.S. market as well as globally, particularly in Latin America.
At Goldman Sachs, David was a deal captain in multiple sectors, a lead financial services banker, and a leader in the structuring and execution of landmark transactions such as the MetLife, Prudential, CIT, Intercontinental Exchange, Principal, Stancorp and Anthem IPOs. He also led the U.S. execution of a number of non-financial IPOs including Monsanto, Canadian National Railway and China Telecom and was responsible for the block trades business within equity capital markets.
Earlier in his career, David was a consultant at Los Alamos National Laboratory and a staff member for New Jersey Governors Tom Kean and Jon Corzine. David graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dickinson College with a B.A. in Economics and received a M.A. in International Economics from The Johns Hopkins University. He also received a certificate in European Studies from The Johns Hopkins Bologna (Italy) Center. He is a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in the NJ foster care system and lives with his wife, Maria, and two children in Titusville, NJ.
Chief Executive Officer
Jeff brings over 20 years of experience in investor relations and equity capital markets to his role as CEO of Solebury Trout. He leads a team that has delivered strategic investor relations advice and counsel to hundreds of companies across numerous sectors, market caps, and stages in the corporate lifecycle.
Select highlights include:
- Leading teams in the development and execution of IR activities around hundreds of IPOs and secondary offerings
- Executing retained investor relations services for companies in the clean tech, alternative energy, industrial and healthcare industries
- Strategic financial communications projects in conjunction with equity raises, defending against activist shareholder campaigns, leveraged buyouts, M&A transactions, and executive management transitions
- Development and execution of numerous Investor Days and perception studies
Previously, Jeff was a member of Citi’s Equity Capital Markets team, originating and executing equity capital raises in the industrial and financial sectors. Prior to Citi, Jeff co-founded Ilios Partners LLC, an investor relations and capital markets consulting firm where he led the investment banking services division. He began his career at The Carson Group, in the investor relations consulting field.
Jeff earned his MBA from Columbia Business School and his B.A. in Economics from Tufts University. Jeff is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) and also holds Series 7, 79 and 63 securities licenses.
He lives in Westchester County, NY with his wife and two children.
Chief Administration Officer
Gina joined Solebury Capital in 2005 and oversees all areas of administration for the firm and its affiliates. Her multifunctional responsibilities include business administration, financial operations, business risk and regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Gina was with Acorda Therapeutics, a biotechnology company engaged in the development of drugs that restore neurological function for people with spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders. She was responsible for overseeing the direct activities of clinical research organizations (CROs) and vendors for data management, safety reporting, central labs, drug distribution, and statistical analysis of Phase II and Phase III clinical trials. She was also involved in the preparation of Annual Study Reports, Final Study Reports, and NDA submission to the Food and Drug Administration.
Gina earned her B.A. in Pharmacy and Pharm.D. from Rutgers University’s College of Pharmacy.
Chief Operating Officer
Sloan joined Solebury Communications as a Director in February of 2016, after more than 12 years of experience in both buy-side and sell-side research and investment banking. Recent client assignments include:
- Retained investor relations consulting work for specialty finance companies including LendingClub and Elevate Credit
- Investor Day advisory work for TIER REIT, Alexander & Baldwin and Donnelley Financial Solutions
- Perception Study projects in the REIT, lodging and business services sectors
- Pre-IPO investor relations consulting in the real estate, specialty finance and business services sectors
Sloan recently worked as an analyst at Balyasny Asset Management, a multi-strategy hedge fund with over $12 billion in assets under management. He was responsible for equity recommendations across the Financials sector in the US, Canada and Latin America. Areas of coverage included real estate, specialty finance, banks, asset managers, credit cards, financial services and financial technology.
Previously Sloan was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs in sell-side equity research. He covered both the REIT and specialty finance sectors for more than seven years. In that time, he authored industry and company specific research reports, created proprietary financial and valuation models and marketed his recommendations to both long-only and long-short investors.
In REITs, Sloan has covered every major property type, as well as mortgage REITs and real estate brokers. In 2011, Sloan was ranked the #2 Real Estate analyst in the Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street.”
Sloan began his career as an investment banking analyst at Sandler O’Neill & Partners focusing on regional banks.
Sloan earned a B.S. in both Finance and Marketing from Lehigh University.
Kevin leads Solebury Trout’s Industrials practice. In his role, Kevin has developed impactful messaging and investor communications strategies for more than 200 earnings calls, and designed and executed IR plans for more than 20 companies entering the capital markets through an IPO. He is known for providing sound guidance to senior management teams dealing with the inevitable challenges and complexities that public companies face when interacting with the investment community.
Some of Kevin’s recent engagements include:
- Champion Homes’ merger with Skyline Corporation to create Skyline Champion Corporation.
- Fairmount Santrol’s merger with Unimin Corporation to create Covia Holdings Corporation.
- SiteOne Landscape Supply’s IPO and on-going IR support needs.
- RR Donnelley & Sons’ strategic messaging project
Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Kevin spent 13 years in equity research and private equity. He began his career in the top-ranked equity research department at Salomon Smith Barney (Citi), before moving to Merrill Lynch, and then Bank of America. As a senior publishing research analyst, Kevin earned both internal and external recognition from institutional investors during a period of significant disruption and valuation contraction within his coverage universe. He was known for proprietary published research, a unique self-sourced network of industry contacts and a contrarian investment thesis.
Kevin graduated with a B.S. in Finance from the University of Delaware’s Lerner College of Business and Economics. He was a member of the university’s actively managed investment club and played on the Division I varsity soccer team.
Managing Director, Head of ESG
Ari Frankel is a Managing Director and Head of ESG for Solebury Trout’s ESG 360 Team. In his role, Ari advises public and private companies and funds across industries on best practices in ESG governance, strategy, goal-setting, reporting, communications, investor relations, and capital raising and preservation.
Prior to joining Solebury, Ari led sustainability at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, an S&P 500 REIT, where he initiated and managed ESG programming, goal-setting, reporting, and communications. During his tenure at Alexandria, the company issued $1.9 billion in green bonds, achieved “A” disclosure scores and 5-Star Ratings from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark, and was named in the top 3 most sustainable REITs by Barron’s. He also served as the sustainability committee chair for NAREIT and on the Fitwel Leadership Advisory Board.
Prior to Alexandria, Ari was the Head of ESG Strategy, Real Estate, for Deutsche Asset Management. During this time he served as the North America Co-Chair of United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative, and worked with investment consultants on ESG matters through his participation in the Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk & Sustainability.
Ari received his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego, and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a LEED Accredited Professional, a Fitwel Ambassador, and a trained Climate Reality Leader.
email@example.comDeena Friedman leads Solebury Trout’s Consumer and Retail practice where she advises and guides sector clients in their investor engagement strategies. She joined Solebury Trout in 2021 and has worked with many private and public clients that are disrupting their respective sub-sectors.
She has been involved with the consumer and retail sectors for the past 20 years, holding senior investment and strategy roles. She has holistic sector expertise which includes retail, CPG, apparel, footwear, online platforms as well as health and wellness. Deena previously served as a global consumer leader at Ernst & Young, guiding executive teams through strategic decision-making to position their companies to be at the forefront of current and future consumer trends. The majority of her career was spent in the investment management industry as a buy-side analyst and portfolio manager as well as a sell-side analyst, analyzing and evaluating global consumer discretionary and consumer staples companies for investment. She worked at Fidelity Investments, Brean Murray Carret, Piper Jaffray, and Morgan Stanley. As a result of these experiences, Deena has a unique understanding of how to create impactful investor engagement strategies.
Deena received her B.A. and MBA degrees from Columbia University.
Michael Levitan is a Managing Director based in New York. Since joining the firm in 2007, Michael has worked on a wide variety of investor relations, financing and M&A advisory engagements. Michael has over 25 years of experience in healthcare investor relations, investment banking and corporate development.
Engagements and representation highlights include:
- Ongoing investor relations and capital raising advisory with a broad range of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and medical device companies
- Advising companies in various fields including oncology, rare disease, Alzheimer’s, microbiome, specialty pharmaceuticals, diabetes, pain, diagnostics and devices
- Assisting European listed biotechnology companies with their US-focused investor relations and capital raising efforts
- Advised multiple Nordic based biotechnology companies and organized or held speaking engagements at multiple Nordic focused investor conferences
- Advised Intendis AG (dermatology division of Bayer Pharmaceuticals) on various acquisition transactions
- Advised GeneGo (life science IT company) on its sale to Thomson Reuters
Prior to joining The Trout Group, Michael worked for over 10 years as a healthcare investment banker, including at Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Michael worked for Eli Lilly & Company in the business development group. Michael holds an MBA degree in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and a bachelor of engineering degree in electrical and computer engineering from McGill University. He also holds Series 7, 79 and 63 securities licenses. Michael enjoys skiing, golf, and spending time with his wife and children.
Jamie has over 20 years of capital markets and strategic communications experience which provides a unique perspective and skillset as he advises executive management teams on a wide range of topics including corporate positioning and messaging, investor and employee communications, executive management transitions, M&A, and public equity issuance. In his role, Jamie partners with executive management teams to develop strategic communications programs designed to deliver impactful corporate messaging combined with appropriate financial transparency to achieve a company’s fair value in the market.
Today, Jamie leads Solebury Trout’s Financial Services practice where he provides strategic counsel to both public and private company management teams covering all aspects of investor relations. Jamie has managed the strategic investor relations’ programs for leading companies in the insurance, banking, fin tech, real estate, specialty finance and asset management sectors. Jamie also has experience providing strategic advice to companies in the building products, business services, retail, TMT, and transportation sectors.
Prior to joining Solebury in 2011, Jamie was an institutional equity salesperson at Banc of America Securities in their middle markets group. Following the acquisition of Merrill Lynch in January 2009, Jamie was selected to join a Real Estate focused sales team expanding his coverage to include dedicated REIT investors such as Cohen & Steers and APG Asset. Jamie started his Wall Street career on Credit Suisse First Boston‘s Institutional Equity Sales desk where he spent nine years developing relationships with many of the firm’s most important clients such as Blackrock, Deutsche Asset Management, PIMCO Equity, Fred Alger, and Dreyfus.
Prior to his career on Wall Street, Jamie was an account marketing representative for the Xerox Corporation where he completed their extensive sales training programs and earned distinction, having received President and Par Club awards.
Jamie received his B.A. in History from Bucknell University and an MBA in Finance from Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management. He also holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses and is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI).
Co-Head Life Sciences
Brad Miles is a Managing Director based in New York and leads the firm’s life sciences communications practice. He brings over 20 years of experience leading groundbreaking communications strategies for biopharma companies developing new, advanced approaches to treating diseases.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout in 2018, Brad ran BMC Communications, LLC, a boutique communications firm he started in 1997 focused on advising Life Sciences companies through complex clinical and regulatory milestones as well as financial and M&A transactions.
Recent engagements and highlights include:
- Led strategy for high profile launch of a new biotech company with $75 million Series A financing round
- Advised on communications around multi-billion-dollar global partnership agreement
- Led communications strategy for late-stage clinical data results at a leading medical congress for pharma/biotech collaboration
- Advised global biopharma company through successful Initial Public Offering on NASDAQ
- Led corporate repositioning of a leading immuno-oncology company
Prior to founding BMC, Brad spent seven years at the specialized healthcare communications agency Ted Klein & Company (TK&C) in New York City, working with clients including Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Marion Merrell Dow (Sanofi-Aventis), Bristol-Myers Squibb and Cephalon.
Brad received a B.A. in Mass Communications from Grand Valley State University. He lives in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City with his wife and son.
Michael Morabito, Ph.D.
Ed provides strategic investor relations counsel on a variety of financial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs and IPOs, and has advised on a number of special situations, including activist investor defense, management changes, litigation, corporate restructurings and crisis situations. Ed works with senior management across a broad range of industries, including restaurants, retail, business services, industrials, media, specialty finance and technology, and with market caps ranging from $100 million to more than $20 billion. He joined the firm in 2013.
Recent client engagement and representation highlights include:
- IPOs for Freshii, Roots, Presidio and Ceridian
- Working with Potbelly on corporate positioning and investor relations, including special situations such as the IPO, activist investors, review of strategic alternatives and the potential sale of the company, and CEO transition
- IPO of Townsquare Media and it subsequent acquisition and divestiture of North America Midway Entertainment
- Advising LB Foster on ongoing investor relations and corporate positioning during its litigation with Union Pacific
- Investor Day advisory work for Fidelity National Information Services
- IPO of Black Knight and the completion of its spin-off from Fidelity National Financial
- IPO of Covisint, the completion of its spin-off from Compuware, and its subsequent sale to OpenText
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, Ed spent more than 14 years in both sell-side equity research and investment banking. His investment banking experience includes equity capital markets and equity private placements in the Corporate Finance team at Societe Generale, and as a Vice President on the Energy & Power Investment Banking team at Wells Fargo. Ed’s equity research experience spans Bank of America, Wells Fargo and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, and includes the coverage of companies across the electric utilities, energy technology and telecommunications industries.
Ed earned a B.A in Economics and a B.A. in Environmental Studies, both from Tufts University. He also holds Series 7, 63, 79, 86, and 87 securities licenses. He volunteers extensively with Apex for Youth in its middle school and high school mentoring and SAT prep programs, and is a past member of its Associate Board. Ed lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children.
Senior Vice President, ESG
Katie is a Senior Vice President on Solebury Trout’s ESG 360 Team. In her role, Katie advises companieson ESG strategies, materiality assessments, stakeholder engagement, sustainability reports and other ESG disclosures.
Prior to joining Solebury, Katie worked at BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) out of their New York and San Francisco offices. At BSR, she managed sustainability consulting projects on a range of ESG topics including climate change, diversity and inclusion, human rights, and supply chain sustainability. Katie began her career at Urban Green Council, where she helped to improve the sustainability of New York City’s built environment. She also previously lived in Guatemala City and worked for UPAVIM, a women’s artisancooperative.
Katie holds an M.S. in Development Practice from U.C. Berkeley and a B.A. in Economics and Art and Art History from Bucknell University.
Senior Vice President
Mike Biega is a Senior Vice President in the Boston office. Since joining the firm, Mike has worked closely with clients to help them achieve their investor relations goals and provide them with access to Boston’s investment community. He has experience in strategic messaging, product launches, and corporate positioning. He can often be found on the road, accompanying clients to roadshows, and conferences, as well as meeting with new biotech companies across the therapeutic space.
Recent assignments include:
- Strategic messaging & positioning for Strongbridge Biopharma and Adamas Pharmaceuticals prior to their launch of their first drug
- Successfully introducing Wilson Therapeutics to a number of US institutional investors, which lead to a financing with top US Biotech Investors.
- Organizing many Key Opinion Leader (KOL) and R&D events for clients in Boston, New York and San Francisco
- Messaging and positioning for three commercial stage clients prior to quarterly earnings
Prior to joining the firm in 2016, Mike worked on the equity sales desk at Summer Street Research Partners, a small boutique investment bank that focused exclusively in life sciences. In that role, his core focus was to develop relationships with institutional investors and speak to them about healthcare research with the goal of helping them make investment decisions.
Mike graduated from Harvard University where he played on the Division I hockey team for four years and graduated with a BA in Economics. He holds the Series 7, 63 and 79 securities licenses. In his spare time, Mike enjoys playing hockey and golf, and fishing.
Senior Vice President
Amy Bonanno is a Senior Vice President on the Life Sciences Corporate Communications team. She is instrumental in leading account teams and developing and executing client campaigns and strategies around significant financial and clinical milestones, as well as product launches. A journalist by training, Amy seeks new and creative ways to communicate complex stories. Over the course of her career, she has spearheaded the content creation and production of more than a dozen corporate and disease-awareness websites in addition to scientific illustrations, animations, and explainer videos.
Previously, Amy worked at BMC Communications and in television news production at CBS News. She also has experience in local television news production and headed up a public affairs segment for several years as well as product radio news for local NPR stations. It was her interest in health-related news topics that led her to her career in life sciences communications.
Amy holds a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She currently lives in Charleston, SC with her husband.
Senior Vice President
firstname.lastname@example.orgDavid joined Solebury Trout in 2021 and is based out of the New York office. He brings over fifteen years of experience as a senior sell-side analyst for firms including B. Riley FBR, Northland Capital Markets (acquirer of Summer Street Research) and Buckingham Research Group. David has enjoyed following a range of specialty and biopharmaceutical companies ranging from emerging pre-commercial firms to established, leading players in their therapeutic niches. Key areas where David has focused his investment research and marketed ideas to investors include CNS and neurology, gastroenterology, oncology, ophthalmology, and rare diseases.
David has an MBA in Finance from Hofstra University and a BBA in Marketing Management from Pace University. Although currently not active, David has been a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New York and has held FINRA licenses including Series 7, Series 63, Series 86 and Series 87.
David enjoys playing tennis and skiing in addition to exercising at the gym. He also is augmenting his English language skills by gaining some conversational skills in French and Spanish.
Senior Vice President
Ankit is a Senior Vice President in the Stamford office. Since joining the firm in 2014, Ankit has worked on a number of ongoing and project-related investor relations engagements to support and strategically advise senior management teams. He has also advised clients through special situations, including activist investor defense, management turnover, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, shareholder targeting and messaging scenarios.
Ongoing/recent engagements include:
- Comprehensive IR services and support for public companies in the restaurant, business services, media, technology, software and industrials sectors
- Positioning projects for Black Knight and Presidio
- IR Infrastructure build-outs for pre-IPO companies in sectors including Technology, Software, Restaurants and Retail
Prior to joining Solebury Trout in 2014, Ankit spent several years in the hospitality industry in various investment banking, consulting, strategic and operational roles for both Hirnay Corporation (a family-owned conglomerate with a portfolio primarily focused on Choice Hotel franchises in North America) and Viad (a global operator of hotels, resorts and live events).
Ankit began his career as an investment banking analyst at Versailles Group, where he focused on middle-market M&A in the TMT, manufacturing, distribution and education industries. Ankit earned his B.S. in Corporate Finance and Accounting from Bentley University. He currently resides in Stamford, CT with his wife. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports and is a black belt in Taekwondo.
Senior Vice President
Anthony is a Senior Vice President at Solebury Trout. He provides comprehensive investor relations advisory services to senior management at client companies. His work has spanned across numerous industry sectors, including alternative energy, water, chemicals, building products, distribution, homebuilding, financials, oilfield services, automotive parts, business services and shipping. He also advises clients on the risks and opportunities of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing landscape.
Anthony joined the firm as an Analyst in 2013 and, since then, has assisted over 20 companies through the IPO process, including Hannon Armstrong, Essent Group, SiteOne Landscape Supply, TPI Composites and AquaVenture Holdings, from building the IR infrastructure to providing ongoing support as a public company. He regularly accompanies management teams on non-deal roadshows and conferences to help message their equity story to investors. He has worked on a number of strategic messaging projects including RR Donnelley, Fairmount Santrol and Nuverra Environmental Solutions.
Anthony graduated magna cum laude from Marist College with a B.S. in Finance and Psychology. At Marist, Anthony was a member of the Men’s Division 1 Soccer Team, captaining the team in his senior year. Anthony also worked for the Marist College Campus Ministry, supporting local community projects such as The Giving Tree and The Hunger Walk.
Senior Vice President
Xuan has over 10 years of experience in investor relations, investment banking, and equity research. Since joining the firm in 2014, Xuan has led numerous strategic planning, direction, and execution of investor relations and communications programs for private and public life sciences companies focused on oncology and autoimmune, fibrotic, and infectious diseases. He has worked on various client engagements for private financings, IPOs, Investor & Analyst/R&D Days, earnings preparation, clinical trials data release, regulatory approvals, and product launches. Xuan is also responsible for assisting with corporate access regarding investor outreach and staffing roadshows on the West Coast for the firm’s broader client base. Xuan is based in the San Francisco office.
Previous and ongoing assignments include:
- Completion of a crossover financing, pre-IPO preparation, IPO execution, and implementation of public company investor relations plans for multiple companies focused on the treatment of cancer, fibrosis, and pain management
- Pre-IPO preparation, IPO execution, and corporate messaging, positioning and branding for the first China based biotech company to go public on the Nasdaq
- Advised on Phase 3 data release and product launch plans after FDA approval for US based biopharma focused on hematologic and autoimmune diseases, and dual-listed Asia based biopharmaceuticals on their NMPA approvals to treat colorectal cancer and anti-PD-1 mAb to treat various solid tumors
- Assisted an ex-US listed oncology company on its acquisition and reverse merger onto the Nasdaq, and increased its visibility and US shareholder base overtime
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, Xuan spent three years in investment and merchant banking at Morgan Joseph TriArtisan, where he advised on mergers and acquisitions, executed on private placements, conducted due diligence and performed financial valuation analysis for middle market technology and healthcare services companies. In addition, Xuan spent three years in sell-side equity research at Collins Stewart (acquired by Canaccord Genuity) and Canaccord Adams. He holds Series 7, 63, and 79 securities licenses.
Xuan holds a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Managerial Studies from Vanderbilt University.
email@example.comTim Biba is a Vice President with a decade of experience in public affairs, crisis communications, media training, event management and national security communications.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, Tim was the Senior Advisor for Communications for a centrist member of the U.S. House of Representatives who served on the Armed Services, Transportation and Budget Committees. The congressman co-chaired the Armed Services Committee’s Future of Defense Task Force, and was a national messenger on foreign policy, national security and defense modernization. Tim previously worked with two other members of Congress who focused heavily on rural economic development for communities in Upstate New York and the Pacific Northwest.
In between stints working for members of Congress, Tim was the Associate Director of Advance for the former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, and the Clinton Foundation, where he was responsible for planning the worldwide events and travel for the former president. He also worked as the Special Assistant to former US Vice President Al Gore during an international publicity tour in support of a climate change documentary.
Tim has a B.A. in Public Relations and Political Science from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. When he’s not working Tim enjoys hiking, golfing, and skiing.
Jack delivers comprehensive investor relations services and supports senior management across a number of sectors, with a particular expertise in Industrials and Building Products. Jack currently works with senior team members on clients such as Beacon Roofing Supply, Covia Holdings, Evoqua Water Technologies, JELD-WEN, SiteOne Landscape Supply and Universal Forest Products.
Jack graduated from Lehigh University with a B.A. in Economics. He was a member of the varsity lacrosse team. Jack was also a member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and an active volunteer with Community Outreach by Athletes who Care about Helping (C.O.A.C.H.) in the Bethlehem, PA area.
Stephanie is a Vice President with experience in media relations, corporate communications, on-site event management, crisis communication, social media strategy, and executive visibility. Prior to joining Solebury Trout, she spent nearly eight years at NBCUniversal, working in publicity for both the entertainment and sports divisions. During her tenure she worked on a variety of properties including the 2016 and 2018 Olympics Games, the debut of Dale Earnhardt Jr. as a television analyst, the 40th Anniversary of Saturday Night Live, and the launch of the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Stephanie started her career at NBC in the prestigious Page Program.
Stephanie holds a B.A. in Public Relations and Political Science from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, hiking and skiing.
Maria is a Vice President at Solebury Trout, where she provides both investor relations and corporate communications advisory to senior management teams across numerous sectors, including Alternative Energy & Clean Tech, Healthcare, Consumer Retail and E-Commerce. She also advises clients on the risks and opportunities of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing landscape.
Maria joined the firm in 2015 and, since then, has worked on a number of pre-IPO IR infrastructure build-outs in addition to assisting in the day-to-day investor relations and communications responsibilities for a number of clients, including TPI Composites, TeamHealth, AquaVenture Holdings, Hannon Armstrong, Bright Horizons and others. She regularly accompanies management teams on non-deal roadshows and conferences to help message their equity story to investors.
Maria graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Communication. While there, she was a three-time varsity letter winner on Cornell’s Division 1 Women’s Rowing Team and helped lead the team to compete at two NCAA championships.
Kyle is a key member of the Solebury Trout team, delivering comprehensive investor relations services and support to senior management across the Financials, REITs, and Specialty Finance sectors, with a client base that includes Donnelley Financial Solutions, Elevate Credit, LendingClub, ADT Security Systems, and CAI International. Kyle also has experience working on IR Infrastructure build-outs for pre IPO companies across real estate, specialty finance and insurance.
Prior to joining the firm in April 2018, he was an Investment Advisor with PNC Wealth Management, delivering comprehensive investment advice and portfolio management expertise to high net worth individuals in the northern New Jersey/New York market. Prior to PNC, he held a financial analyst position at Cavalry Portfolio Services, located in Valhalla, NY.
Kyle graduated from Lehigh University with a B.S. in Finance. While on campus, he was an active member of the community, tutoring local students as part of the Bethlehem Homework Club and participating in various charity events including projects at the historic Sun Inn Hotel. Kyle is a CFA charterholder.
Vice President, Marketing and Events
Casey is instrumental in the logistical planning and execution of all life science events for Solebury Trout. She has led the organization of over 20 KOL events, 15 investor & analyst days and five conferences in both the US and abroad. She also heads the logistics of the firm’s largest self-run conference, the annual Solebury Trout Management Access event, which runs in parallel with the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. Casey manages the meeting rooms and accommodation for 100+ attending clients and projects as well as co-manages the support team during the four-day conference. She joined the firm in 2015.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, Casey was the Assistant Global Buyer for Nikki Beach Worldwide in Miami and began her career as a sales assistant for an internationally renowned, upscale swimwear brand. Casey graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Advertising and a concentration in Business Administration. In her free time, she loves to travel, read and explore new restaurants in NYC.
Nicole has been with Solebury Trout since 2012 and is now a consultant based in London.
She has many years’ experience in Financial Services with particular focus on the healthcare sector. Nicole worked for the Goldman Sachs Healthcare Investment Research team, as well as for a hedge fund and a HNWI in the energy sector conducting media research.
Liaising with healthcare analysts and specialist investors, Nicole focuses on all aspects of conference and non-deal roadshow organization in Europe. She is involved with day-to-day client activities and logistics, investor targeting to schedule meetings, outreach, ad-hoc events such as Capital Markets days, investor tours, conferences such as the 1×1 management access event in San Francisco, new business, and maintenance of the website conference calendar.
Nicole studied Business and Finance at Nottingham Trent University. In her spare time, she loves to travel, read and cook.
firstname.lastname@example.orgShabnam joined Solebury Trout in 2021. She has been advising companies ranging from start-ups to large organizations on strategy, reputation, media, investor relations, IPO and M&A transactions. Shabnam has focused on Life Sciences and Healthcare in the last few years supporting companies from Hutchmed (Hutchison China MediTech), Owlstone Medical, Medicxi, Centessa Pharmaceuticals and Verona Pharma to Arix Bioscience.
Cross-sector experience examples include Aamal Company, Associated British Foods including Primark, GVC Holdings (sports betting and gaming), Lucara Diamond, Tullow Oil (a breadth of transactions), Dragon Oil (advising on the £1.8bn acquisition by ENOC), and Oando Plc (advising on the $1.5bn deal for ConocoPhillips' assets in Nigeria).
Shabnam holds a degree in Law from the University of Sheffield, UK. She enjoys works of fiction, walking her dog along the river and has a qualification to teach Ashtanga Yoga.
Zara is on the life sciences corporate communications team. She specializes in strategy, messaging and media relations.
Before joining Solebury Trout, Zara worked as a journalist and television producer in New York covering science, health and human interest.
Zara earned an M.S. in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2016. She also holds a B.A. in Philosophy from The Ohio State University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Zara is passionate about social media, multimedia storytelling and public health.
Senior Associate, ESG
Benjamin is an Analyst on the ESG 360 team. He works with both public and private companies on developing and communicating ESG strategies that create long-term value and drive stakeholder engagement.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, Benjamin was a Sustainability Analyst at Enviva (NYSE: EVA), a leading biomass energy producer. In his role, Benjamin supported the development of the company's environmental, social, and governance (ESG) program, including work on strategy, materiality, lifecycle analysis, carbon accounting, reporting, framework compliance, assurance, investor relations, and board relations.
Benjamin is an MBA candidate at Georgetown University and graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with a B.A. in Environmental Science and minor in German. He also holds a certificate in Corporate Sustainability from NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business. Benjamin was a Fulbright Fellow in Munich, Germany and a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) Fellow at the University of Kentucky School of Forestry.
In his spare time, Benjamin enjoys volunteering as a board member of the Washington D.C. Professional Chapter of Net Impact and the Washington Performing Arts Junior Board. He also enjoys playing classical flute with groups like Washington Young Sinfonia.
Alexandra Roy joined Solebury Trout in 2020, bringing over 10 years of experience in business development, asset management, and investor relations. Alexandra works closely with clients to help them achieve their investor relations goals, and provide them with access to Boston’s investment community.
Previously, Alexandra worked at Wellington Management in Boston on their institutional business development team within the Global Relationship Group, communicating the firm’s “best in class” strategies to large pension funds and foundations. Prior to Wellington, she spent time running the Investor Relations agenda at renewable energy solution firm, Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG), where she led the investor communication re-brand, and planned and coordinated several investor roadshows. She has also worked as a multi-asset investment strategist on BlackRock’s defined contribution team in New York.
Alexandra has a B.A. in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University and is proficient in Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys Latin dancing, reading a good mystery novel, golfing, hiking, and tennis.
Benny provides support for events such as the Solebury Trout Management Access Event in San Francisco and the Hamptons CEO Roundtable. He is one of the product developers behind Solebury Trout’s proprietary event management software system and is responsible for data quality and maintenance. He joined the firm in 2014, when he relocated to the US from Germany.
Prior to his transatlantic move, Benny worked for a German national authorized Apple retailer and as a tennis coach for almost ten years. He studied International Business at Aachen University, the largest technology university in Germany and one of the most renowned in Europe, where he focused on marketing and human resources. In addition to English, Benny is fluent in German and French. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, tennis and golf.
Laurie is a Senior Associate with experience in business development, marketing and journalism. Prior to joining Solebury Trout, she spent six years at CIBC Private Wealth Management, working to bring high net worth families and foundation/endowment clients to the firm. In this role she built relationships with various referral networks consisting of brokerage firms and other financial planning professionals, developed strong client service skills and led the event planning and sponsorship efforts for the New York office. Previously she worked in development for a global nonprofit, and has experience in journalism as both a copy editor and freelance reporter.
Laurie holds B.A. degrees in Journalism and Psychology from the College of Communications and College of Liberal Arts at Pennsylvania State University. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, biking and travelling.
email@example.comEmily White joined Solebury Trout in 2021, bringing over six years of experience in life sciences investor relations. Emily is based in the San Francisco office.
Previously, Emily worked in investor relations at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ: BMRN), a global biotechnology company that develops and commercializes therapeutics for rare genetic diseases. In this role, Emily was an instrumental part of the investor relations team, collaborating closely with senior management and helping to execute a proactive investor relations program. Her responsibilities included engaging with analysts and investors to ensure understanding of BioMarin’s story; developing messaging and marketing materials for investor conferences, road shows, earnings calls, clinical data updates, commercial approval announcements, and R&D Days; and maintaining the investor relations website, calendar, and meeting database.
Emily has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of California, Davis. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and exploring San Francisco.
William supports the life sciences investor relations team. He works on corporate strategy and investor relations for both public and private biotechnology companies throughout all stages of development.
Before joining Solebury Trout, William co-founded a medical device start-up in the GI space and served as their VP of Legal & Regulatory Affairs. He also worked on cortical plasticity and brain-machine interface at the Nicolelis Lab at Duke University.
William graduated from Duke University in 2017 with a B.S. in Neuroscience and a Chemistry minor. He also obtained a Master of Science in Law degree from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in 2019. In his free time, William enjoys hiking, soccer, and playing guitar.
Jack supports the life sciences investor relations team. He works on corporate strategy and investor relations for both public and private biotechnology companies throughout all stages of development.
Before joining Solebury Trout, Jack spent the past 3+ years at KPMG in their Consulting practice. His work focused on the Life Sciences industry with clients ranging from Fortune 500 drug manufacturers to boutique specialty pharmacies.
Jack graduated from Syracuse University in 2018 with a B.S. in Finance. In his free time, Jack enjoys traveling, soccer, and the New York Knicks.
Julia Deutsch supports the life sciences corporate communications team. She conducts competitive research, drafts press releases and develops social media, website and presentation content.
Julia graduated from Cornell University in 2018 with a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences and a minor in Business. Previously, Julia held an internship position at Pfizer and has worked in numerous scientific labs as an undergraduate.
In her spare time, Julia enjoys traveling, exploring New York City and cooking.
Justin supports the life sciences investor relations team. He works on corporate strategy and investor relations for both public and private biotechnology companies throughout all stages of development. Justin joined the firm in 2021.
Before joining Solebury Trout, Justin worked at Stonegate Capital Partners, an investor relations firm, where he helped assist companies across all sectors in their investor outreach program, with a particular focus in biotech. Prior to that experience, he was a research assistant in a cerebrovascular research laboratory at Southern Methodist University.
Justin graduated from Liberty University with a B.S. in Exercise Science. In his spare time, Justin enjoys running, hiking, spending time with friends and serving in his community.
Hannah is an Associate on the life sciences corporate communications team. She works with both public and private biotechnology companies throughout all stages of development. She contributes to corporate presentation content, website development projects, scenario planning for clinical data announcements and assists with social media strategy for a range of clients.
Hannah graduated from Cornell University in 2019 with a B.A. in Psychology and minors in Business and French.
In her free time, Hannah enjoys running, visiting museums, and spending time with family and friends.
firstname.lastname@example.orgChristine is an Associate on the Corporate Communications team. She joins the team with experience in event management, crisis and internal communications, and website design and management.
At Solebury Trout, she provides communications support to clients across sectors; focusing on media relations, analysis, and monitoring strategies to raise positive visibility for pre- and post-IPO clients.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, she spent six years at Point72 with the Corporate Communications team. During her time with the firm, Christine supported the implementation of a firm-wide intranet, project managed the redesign of point72.com, and managed firm-wide Fireside Chats and Town Halls.
Christine holds a B.S. in Business Administration, with a focus in International Business, from Sacred Heart University. In her free time, she enjoys riding horses, cooking, and volunteering.
Samir joined Solebury Trout in September 2020 as part of the Financial Services investor relations team. He works with both public and private companies throughout all stages of development on corporate strategy and investor relations.
Prior to joining Solebury, Samir worked as a Digital Marketing Intern at Sciencelogic, a mid-sized IT monitoring company in Reston, VA. At this role, he supported the Marketing department by providing various metrics and working with vendors to optimize a multi-channel digital marketing platform. He also previously worked at State Street Corporation as a Global Operations Processing Analyst where he helped various AVP’s oversee transactions coming in and out of the company to ensure they were within compliance.
Samir graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in May 2020 with a B.S in Managerial Economics. While at UMass, he was a member of the Delta Sigma Pi professional fraternity where he held multiple leadership positions and helped the fraternity achieve national recognition. In his free time he enjoys playing tennis and golf, hiking, and is a frequent traveler.
email@example.comAaron supports the life sciences investor relations team. He works on corporate strategy and investor relations for both public and private biotechnology companies throughout all stages of development. Aaron joined the firm in 2021.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, he worked for REGENXBIO, a leading clinical stage gene therapy where he worked on communications, social media and in-house investor relations.
Aaron graduated from Hamilton College, receiving B.A. in Biology. While at Hamilton, Aaron was actively involved in the men’s rugby team, as well as being an outdoor orientation leader.
Aaron is a passionate sailor who enjoys weightlifting, cooking, and fishing in his spare time.
Mike joined Solebury Trout in July 2021 as an Analyst on the investor relations team. He provides investor relations advisory for public and pre-ipo companies in the industrials and consumer services sectors.
Previously, he completed a financial development program at State Street Corp., where he served in Analyst roles across Corporate Treasury, Asset Management, and Pricing.
Mike graduated from Boston College, earning a B.A. in Economics. While at Boston College, he was a member of the club rugby team, as well as serving as a coordinator for the Campus Activities Board.
In his free time, Mike enjoys getting active, spending time with friends and family, and reading.
Isabella (Bella) is an Analyst supporting the Corporate Communications team at Solebury Trout. She provides corporate communications support to clients across different sectors, focusing on media relations, analysis, and monitoring strategies to raise positive visibility for pre- and post-IPO clients. Bella joined the firm in May 2021.
Prior to joining Solebury, Bella graduated from the University of Scranton earning a B.S. degree in Marketing with internship experience in the HR, Finance, Legal, and Marketing industries. During her time at Scranton, she was a Study Abroad Advisor, Off-Campus Ambassador and active member in the Pre-Professional Development Program and Investment Club. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, exercise and cooking.
firstname.lastname@example.orgNoa Feldberg is an Analyst on the life sciences corporate communications team. In her role, she supports account teams across a wide range of both private and public biotechnology companies as well as assisting with social media strategy. Noa previously had an internship where she assisted in creating a public relations strategy for Protara Therapeutics, a public biotechnology company developing new therapies for immunology and hepatology. Noa graduated with a B.A. in Advertising and a specialization in Public Relations from Indiana University in 2021.
In her free time, Noa enjoys exploring New York city, spending time with friends and family and baking.
email@example.comAbbey is an Analyst on the ESG 360 team. In her role, Abbey works with company leaders to design, build, and implement ESG programs that drive progress and creates short and long-term value.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, Abbey spent two years at Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE: AKR), working closely with the General Counsel leading ESG efforts such as ESG reporting, implementing green building technologies into the commercial portfolio, utility data tracking and analysis, developing tenant communication programs, assessing environmental risks, and served as an active member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion steering committee.
Abbey graduated from Hobart and William Smith with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Media. In her free time, Abbey is a Young Professionals Board Member at Culture for One, whose mission is to inspire NYC youth in foster care to overcome challenges through the power of the arts. She also enjoys playing soccer, rock climbing, and listening to live music.
Michael supports the life sciences investor relations team. He works on corporate strategy and investor relations for both public and private biotechnology companies throughout all stages of development. Michael joined the firm in 2021 after interning for Solebury Trout.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, he worked for one of the most respected and accomplished dermatologists in the United States where he assisted in improving in-office operations as well as supporting patient care.
Michael graduated from Tufts University, Magna Cum Laude, in three years where he received a B.A. in International Relations with a concentration in Global Health. He is fluent in Spanish. While at Tufts, Michael was the Director of Hockey Operations for the Men’s Varsity Hockey Team and an active member of the Tufts community.
Michael is an avid hockey player who enjoys running, spinning, and rowing in his spare time.
firstname.lastname@example.orgNick supports the life sciences investor relations team in the New York office. He works on corporate strategy and investor relations for both public and private biotechnology companies throughout all stages of development. Nick joined the firm in 2021.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, he interned as a financial analyst at Verition Fund Management, where he collaborated with the Equity Long/Short & Capital Markets team covering the Semiconductors industry.
Nick graduated from Franklin & Marshall College, Magna Cum Laude, where he received a B.A. in Business Organization with a concentration in Finance. While at F&M, Nick played defensive back for the varsity football team, winning the Centennial Conference championship in 2017.
In his free time, Nick enjoys playing pickup sports, reading, working out, and spending time with family and friends.
email@example.comMichelle is an Analyst on the ESG 360 Team. She supports the team by engaging companies in the creation and implementation of ESG strategies to drive impact and maximize shareholder value.
Michelle graduated from Cornell University in 2020 with a B.A. in Economics. Prior to joining Solebury Trout, she worked as an ESG Research Analyst Intern at Boston Common Asset Management, an investment manager and leader in global sustainability initiatives. There she conducted research on a wide range of small and large cap stocks.
In her free time, Michelle enjoys running, spending time with friends, and trying new foods.
firstname.lastname@example.orgMecca is an Analyst on Solebury Trout’s ESG 360 Team. In her role, Mecca advises client leadership on ESG strategies, communications, and peer benchmarking to help companies enhance their current and aspirational ESG programming.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, Mecca was an Associate at the Pew Charitable Trusts supporting the finance and environment portfolio’s efforts, while also interning at Kiva Capital supporting investor communication. It was during this time that Mecca was recognized as a Green Finance 21 Emerging Leader by GreenBiz.
Prior to Pew and Kiva, Mecca served in the Peace Corps as an Agriculture Business Advisor Volunteer in Panama. She worked with an Indigenous Wounaan community to build an office for the local government and a basketball court for the children. During this time she facilitated 38 technology workshops and trained over 60 community members in business and finance principles to advance local small businesses.
Outside of Solebury, Mecca is a board member of Native Future, a nonprofit that supports Indigenous land rights in Panama. She created and led their first junior board, doubling the organizations’ volunteer headcount. She is also a proud Howard University alumna and Midwesterner.
email@example.comMark is an Analyst at Solebury Trout, providing strategic investor relations counsel and delivering comprehensive support to senior management teams across numerous sectors, including technology, media, and business services. Prior to joining the firm in May of 2021, Mark spent two summers as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst at RHK Capital and one semester as a Private Equity Spring Analyst at GT Entrepreneurs.
Mark graduated from the University of Pittsburgh earning his B.A. in Economics. At Pitt, Mark served as Philanthropy Chairman for his fraternity and oversaw fundraising events for Special Olympics Pennsylvania and Mental Health America. Mark currently resides in New York City and enjoys spending his free time with his family, playing sports, and traveling.
firstname.lastname@example.orgMadeline (Maddy) is an Analyst on the Corporate Communications team at Solebury Trout. In her role, Maddy assists clients with the necessary communications strategies in order to create a positive relationship with consumers. She joined the firm in December of 2021.
Prior to her time at Solebury, Maddy worked for Foot Locker Inc. assisting their Public Relations team in several different campaigns, following press and working with their social media channels to engage consumers. Maddy studied at SUNY Purchase and graduated in May 2021, majoring in Communications with a focus in Public Relations. In her free time, she enjoys surfing, being with family and playing sports. Outside of Solebury Maddy is a lacrosse coach and assists local restaurants in creating a social media presence.
email@example.comMatt joined Solebury Trout in April 2021 as an Analyst on the investor relations team. He works with both public and private companies throughout all stages of development on corporate strategy and investor relations.
Prior to joining the firm, Matt worked as a Development Associate at a political fundraising firm in the Washington D.C. area. In this role he executed major donor outreach on behalf of several congressional campaigns, Super PAC’s, and non-profits during the 2020 election cycle. Before this experience, Matt interned in the Development department at a public policy think tank near Capitol Hill.
Matt graduated Magna Cum Laude from George Washington University with BA in International Affairs. During his time at GW, Matt was an active member of several political clubs and he was the head manager of the men’s basketball team. In his free time, Matt enjoys watching basketball, playing guitar, and going on walks with his dogs.
Mark joined Solebury Trout in November 2020 as an Analyst on the investor relations team. He provides investor relations advisory to senior management teams across numerous sectors, including renewable energy, healthcare, and consumer retail / e-commerce.
Prior to joining Solebury, he provided advisory and tax compliance services at KPMG for sovereign wealth fund clients on their US investments.
Mark graduated Magna Cum Laude from Marist College with a BS in Accounting and a minor in Information Systems. Upon completion of undergraduate studies, he earned an MBA in Financial Management from Marist in January 2020. During his time at Marist, Mark was a member of the varsity Men’s Soccer team, was an active member in the Poughkeepsie community through youth-outreach programs, and sat on the board of the MAAC conference student-athlete advisory committee. Mark is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of New York.
firstname.lastname@example.orgJosh is an analyst supporting the life science investor relations team in New York. He works with both public and private biotechnology companies, focusing on strategy and investor relations throughout all stages of development. He joined the firm in May of 2021.
Concurrently, Josh is pursuing his Master’s degree in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins, which he will complete in May of 2022. Prior to joining Solebury Trout, he interned at Leading Edge Consultants, a small management consulting firm in Tel Aviv specializing in agricultural technology clients. Josh graduated from Cornell University, receiving a B.S. in Biology, with minors in Business and Plant Science.
At Cornell, Josh was a starting defensive lineman for the sprint football team. In his spare time, Josh enjoys snowboarding, golf, football, and hiking.
Chief Compliance Officer and AML Officer
Matthew joined Solebury in 2018 to oversee the Compliance and AML functions of the organization. In this role, Matthew is responsible for the execution and adherence to the firm’s written supervisory procedures, achieved through the ongoing maintenance of a robust set of policies and procedures designed to achieve compliance with company policies, applicable FINRA rules and federal securities laws and regulations.
Prior to joining Solebury, Matthew worked for JPMorgan Chase as a Vice President in their New York Control Room where he helped monitor and maintain the firm’s information barriers. In that role he focused his time supporting the business activities of the C&IB, Sales and Trading, and Research departments. Matthew also assisted in the management and oversight of the Global Control Room’s Compliance Risks and Legal Obligations.
Matthew is a graduate of Kent State University where he earned his B.A. in Finance. He also holds his Series 7, 79, 24, 14, and 63 securities licenses.
Creative Services Manager
Brittany is the Creative Services Manager for Solebury Trout, handling graphic design, website project management, branding and other creative needs for the entirety of the firm and its diverse client base. With deep experience and education in graphic design, branding and marketing, Brittany is also the user interface designer behind Solebury Trout’s proprietary Event Management System. She joined the firm in 2016.
Brittany graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Merchandising from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where she also studied Global Studies and Business Administration. Previously, Brittany worked as a Human Resources Associate for Dunkin Donuts corporate office and interned in Sales and Visual Merchandising at both Global Brands Group and Haskell Jewels, respectively.
In her free time, Brittany enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, reading and running a fashion and lifestyle blog.
Social Media Manager
email@example.comAlexa Lardieri is the Social Media Manager on the Corporate Communications team. She creates and implements social media plans and executes social strategies to raise the profile of Solebury Trout and its clients. Alexa also works with the Communications team to create content and manage social media accounts.
A journalist by training, Alexa spent six years as a reporter and digital producer, covering everything from health care, international affairs, politics, elections and the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, she worked at U.S. News & World Report for five years in their rankings and reviews department and on the breaking news beat.
Alexa holds a B.A. in multi-platform journalism from the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism with a minor in Italian. In her free time she enjoys exploring Central Park with her fiancé and dog, discovering hidden gems in New York and traveling.
Josh is the lead Web Developer for Solebury Trout. With his development and programming expertise and graphic design knowledge, Josh brings client websites to life and ensures that they function on a wide range of devices. Before joining the firm, Josh ran a web design & development company servicing a wide variety of clients from small businesses to large organizations, working with Solebury Trout on a contract basis.
Josh holds a B.A. in Communications Studies with a Studio Art minor from West Chester University and has an A.S. in Interactive Media Design.
In his free time, Josh volunteers as a Scout Leader and enjoys keeping saltwater aquariums, building scale models, homebrewing, and has a black belt in Taekwondo. He currently lives in West Chester, PA with his wife and three sons.
Courtney is the Office Coordinator at Solebury Trout and manages the day-to-day organization of the New York office.
Courtney graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S in Early Childhood Education from Bloomsburg University. Previously, Courtney worked as a Preschool teacher in Pennsylvania.
In her free time, Courtney enjoys traveling, thrift shopping and all things fashion.