Jason W. Reese
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Imperial Capital Group, LLC
Jason Reese is the Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Imperial Capital. Prior to founding
Imperial Capital in 1997, Mr. Reese was a Managing Director at Dabney/Resnick/Imperial,
LLC where he managed the corporate finance and real estate groups. Previously, Mr.
Reese was a principal of Gordon Investment Corporation, a merchant banking firm
based in New York and Dallas, where he focused on investing in distressed real estate
transactions, high yield securities and leveraged buyouts. Prior to joining Gordon
in 1989, Mr. Reese worked in the Corporate Finance Group at PaineWebber in New York.
Mr. Reese graduated with honors from Yale University with a B. S. in Electrical
Engineering. Mr. Reese is a member of the steering committee of the Capital Campaign
at Yale University.
Randall E. Wooster
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Imperial Capital, LLC
Randall Wooster is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Capital,
LLC. Prior to founding Imperial Capital in 1997, Mr. Wooster was a Managing Director
at Dabney/Resnick/Imperial, LLC where he managed the sales and trading group. Previously,
Mr. Wooster was the head trader for Canyon Partners, Inc., an institutional investment
advisor, in Los Angeles. Prior to joining Canyon in 1992, Mr. Wooster was a trader
and analyst for R. D. Smith & Co., a broker dealer that focused on investing
in distressed securities in New York. Mr. Wooster began his career in the New York
Tax Department of Arthur Andersen & Co. where he was licensed as a Certified
Public Accountant. Mr. Wooster received his B.S. in Accounting and Economics from
New York University and his M.B.A. from Duke University. Mr. Wooster is a member
of the Cedar Sinai Board of Governors.
Tom Corcoran is the President of Imperial Capital, LLC. Mr. Corcoran, a veteran
with 25 years of fixed income experience, joined Imperial Capital in early 2011
with a team of 14 professionals to form Imperial’s High Grade/Hybrid Sales & Trading
Group thereby expanding Imperial Capital’s fixed income platform. Prior to joining
Imperial Capital, Mr. Corcoran spent the bulk of his career at Lehman Brothers Inc.
serving there for 22 years. At Lehman Brothers, Mr. Corcoran was a Managing Director
running their investment grade business. Most recently, Mr. Corcoran was a Managing
Director in the Fixed Income Group at CF Global Trading, LLC. Mr. Corcoran earned
a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University.
Chief Operating Officer
Mark Martis is Chief Operating Officer of Imperial Capital. Mr. Martis joined Imperial
Capital at its inception in 1997. Prior to joining Imperial Capital, Mr. Martis
was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Dabney/Resnick/Imperial,
LLC. Previously, Mr. Martis served as a financial manager with TCW, Inc. whereby
he was responsible for financial reporting of TCW's Emerging Markets group. Prior
to TCW, Mr. Martis held the position of Audit Manager with Deloitte & Touche where
he focused on the financial services industry. Mr. Martis earned his Bachelor of
Arts in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma. In addition, Mr.
Martis is a Certified Public Accountant.
Chief Financial Officer
Harry Chung is Chief Financial Officer of Imperial Capital. Mr. Chung joined Imperial
Capital in August 2008. Prior to Imperial Capital, Mr. Chung served as Managing
Director & Chief Operating Officer of Finance with Jefferies and Company, Inc. from
February 2008 to July 2008. From February 1997 until February 2008, he served in
various positions of increasing responsibility at Jefferies, including as a Senior
Vice President in corporate development which included acquisition of boutique investment
banks as well as internal business planning, budgeting, and forecasting. Prior to
Jefferies, Mr. Chung was in the Financial Services Audit practice of KPMG. Mr. Chung
received a B. S. from the University of Illinois. In addition, Mr. Chung is a Certified