EXECUTIVE TEAM


 

Our core management team brings over 150 years of financial market experience to our clients and investors across myriad industries ranging from oil & gas, consumer discretionary, technology, healthcare and real estate.

 

 

Richard Hillson
CEO and Co-Founder

Beginning his career with Barclays in the UK, Richard has since held senior positions in boutique investment banking firms, both in London and New York. He has worked with over 20 companies as an investor, banker and strategic advisor, some of which he has acted as board member, board observer or consultant to the board. Richard is Investment Management Certificate (IMC) qualified in the U.K. and also holds the U.S. Series 17, 24, 63, 65 and 79. He is a graduate of the University of Nottingham with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Law.

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Darrell Habben Jr
COO and Co-Founder

Before co-founding TSC, Darrell spent 8 years at New York City based investment banking firms in sales and trading, equity research and senior management positions. He has been an operator and advisor across multiple industries including financial services, technology, retail and oil/gas. Darrell holds his Series 7, 24, 63, 65, 79, 86 and 87 FINRA licenses and is also a Registered Research Analyst. He earned a Bachelor of Arts with Double Major in International Business and Finance with a focus in Economics from Oklahoma State University.

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Nicholas Ledger
CFO and Partner

First joining Barclays on the Business Leadership Programme, Nick held senior roles within the Finance and Risk divisions, both in London and New York. Upon joining TSC in 2016, he brought with him extensive experience in Finance, Project Management and Real Estate. Nick is a CGMA designation holder and also holds his Series 79 Investment Banking Qualification. He is a graduate of the University of Nottingham, achieving a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Management Studies from Nottingham University Business School.

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Daniel McCooey
Head of Bus. Dev. and Partner

Dan began his career in 1991 as an assistant Nasdaq market maker at Nash Weiss, later moving to Citigroup where he spent the next ten years as a Nasdaq market maker covering technology stocks. In 2002 he became Head of the Nasdaq trading department and a partner at Weeden & Co. Dan is also a Managing Director and head of business development for PSP Ventures LLC. He holds his Series 3, 7, 24, 55 and 63 FINRA licenses and received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Art History from Hobart College.

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Paul Buckley
Partner

Prior to joining TSC, Paul spent his career working in the capital markets divisions of Smith Barney, Citigroup, Knight Capital, and Janney Montgomery, concentrating on equity sales and trading. He is also the founder of Fund Launch Advisors LLC, a hedge fund consulting business, helping hedge fund managers to launch, support, and build their business. Paul holds his Series 7, 55 and 63 FINRA licenses. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Boston College, where he captained the golf team.

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Peter McGlynn
PartneR

Pete began his career at Hanifen Imhoff, a Denver boutique investment bank, obtaining the position of Managing Director of Equity Risk and Position Trading. He later founded McGlynn Advisors, an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and wealth management firm, specializing in portfolio construction and risk mitigation. Joining TSC in 2017, Pete's primary focus is to build, grow and manage Third Seven Capital Advisors (the wealth advisory division of TSC) as its Chief Operating Officer. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Hobart College and holds a FINRA series 65 license.

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David Jeffries
Chairman and Partner

David brings extensive investment banking experience to the team, having previously held the position of Managing Director at Royal Bank of Scotland, ABN AMRO, JP Morgan and Lehman Bros. His areas of expertise extend to Capital Markets, Consumer Products, Retailing, Industrials, Automotive, Chemicals and Healthcare. David holds his Series 7, 24 and 63 FINRA licenses. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Haverford College, obtained a Masters in Philosophical Theology from Yale University and was awarded a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School.

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Sean McCooey
Partner

Sean has spent the majority of his career on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, where he began in 1979 as an independent broker with a focus on covering large institutional accounts. He has since served as Governor of the Exchange, Co-Chair of the New York Broker Orientation Committee, Co-Chair of the Hybrid Rules Committee and as a presenter at industry conferences around the U.S. Sean holds his Series 3, 7 and 63 FINRA licenses. He graduated from Hobart College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

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ASSOCIATES


 
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Matthew Fotheringham
ASSOCIATE

Upon completing his Law degree from the University of Sunderland, Matthew moved into the investment banking recruitment space in London. After a year he was moved to New York where he started and ran the North America graduate program for Mthree Consulting, before joining TSC in the summer of 2017 as an Associate Investment Banker.

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Dr. Steven Fox
Registered Representative

Dr. Fox has extensive experience in both launching start-ups and developing these start-ups into profitable and sustainable companies.  He has served on the faculty of leading universities including Harvard University and New York University and he has been featured in numerous top business publications, such as The Wall Street Journal and Forbes Magazine. Dr.Fox holds his Series 7, and 63 FINRA licenses. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rochester and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University.

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