Prior to founding RainMaker Securities, Glen worked in the institutional equities businesses of Oppenheimer & Co. in New York and Jefferies & Co. in San Francisco, where he focused on public companies in the mobile device, telecom infrastructure, enterprise networking and digital media sectors. Prior to his finance career, Glen worked as a technologist and management consultant. His technology work included engineering roles in the advanced computing business at IBM and in Motorola’s mobile device business, His consulting roles included work for the New York Stock Exchange, Sprint Wireless and Comcast, among others in technology and organizational strategy. Glen holds a B.S. Cum Laude in Mechanical Engineering, and an MBA with Honors from The University of Chicago, along with international business studies at St. Gallen University in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Glen holds Series 7, 63, 79, 86, 87 and 24 securities licenses.
Greg is the founder and Managing Director of Archer Venture Capital, a venture capital fund focused on emerging telecom, IT and digital media investments. Prior to founding Archer, he was a partner with Redpoint Ventures in Los Angeles. At Redpoint Greg focused on early-stage technology and has led investments in consumer internet, social media, mobile applications, cloud computing, business services, digital media and telecom companies. Prior to joining Redpoint, Greg was an investment banker with Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette’s Technology Group and before that, with Smith Barney where he focused on cross-border M&A and financing transactions.Greg is a Carter Scholar from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA.
Dominic kicked off his legal career specializing in corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, and structuring securities offerings for early-stage issuers. He later became compliance counsel at an innovative online venture capital platform that raises Series A capital via general solicitation to institutional and accredited investors. At Rainmaker, Dominic manages legal engagements for each client and registered representative. He is also responsible for developing efficient workflows and compliant processes, leveraging IT systems whenever possible. Dominic graduated with honors from the University of Missouri, where he earned his JD/MBA while teaching business law & ethics to undergraduate students. He was also an editor of the Missouri Law Review.
Richard founded Alternative Investment Resource in April 2004 and is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm. He is involved with all aspects of the capital raising process including evaluating deal flow and building distribution channels to capital placement negotiations. From 2002-2004, Beleutz & Associates, LLC successfully raised $50 million as a hedge fund using proprietary models to trade both international mutual funds and S&P Futures. From 1993-2004, Richard built a $50 million retail financial advisory business with American Express Financial Advisors (AEFA), attaining Platinum Advisor status in 2003.
Michael Beardsley has over 30 years of technology experience and over 20 years of investment banking and equity research experience. He founded Internet Securities in January 1999. Prior to Internet Securities, Mike worked for Merrill Lynch in New York City for four years as a sell-side equity analyst covering the data networking and telecommunications equipment industries. While at Merrill Lynch, Mike was a member of the number one ranked telecom equipment research team according to ‘Institutional Investor’ magazine and mentored by Joseph Bellace, who was later inducted into the Institutional Investor Hall of Fame of equity analysts. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Mike was a management consultant at J.P. Morgan in New York City working in the Firm’s telecommunications department. Prior to Mike’s Wall Street career, he worked for Hewlett-Packard in Cupertino and Sunnyvale for seven and one half years in marketing management and telecommunications management roles.