Charles O. Svenson Senior Managing Director
212-209-3000 ext. 125
Investment banker, expertise in energy, alternative energy, project finance and transportation.
Co-Chairman, Investment Committee of Hamilton College; Trustee, Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks; Chairman, the Adirondack Nature Conservancy and Adirondack Land Trust; President, Harvard Law School Association of New York City
Former Managing Director, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (now Credit Suisse); VP, Head of Project Finance, Goldman Sachs; Dewey, Ballantine, Busby, Palmer & Wood
Hamilton College B.A.; Harvard Law School LL.B.
Charles Svenson is a member of Brock Capital Group LLC. The focus of his work at Brock has been private equity and investment banking services related to energy, alternative energy, project finance and transportation.
Mr. Svenson began his career as a corporate and securities lawyer at Dewey, Ballantine, Busby, Palmer & Wood, where he specialized in lease and project financing. He subsequently served as Vice President and head of project finance at Goldman, Sachs & Co. specializing in Lease Financing, Energy and Maritime Transportation. Mr. Svenson was also Managing Director and head of project finance, renewable energy, and maritime finance at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
Mr. Svenson is currently serving as Co-Chairman of the Investment Committee at Hamilton College. He also holds a number of positions at various not-for-profit organizations including The Harvard Law School Association, Chairman of the Adirondack Nature Conservancy and Adirondack Land Trust, and board member of The Natural Museum of the Adirondacks. Mr. Svenson is a member of both the American and the New York State Bar Associations.
Charles earned a B.A. with highest honors from Hamilton College in 1961 and an L.L.B. cum laude from Harvard Law School.Short Biography
Investment banker; expert in metals, mining, infrastructure and mergers & acquisitions.
Headed restructuring and metal & mining, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc, Credit Suisse First Boston; SVP, Head of M&A Department, E.F. Hutton; Director, Macquarie Infrastructure Company Trust; Trustee and member, Investment Committee of the University of Oregon Endowment Foundation.
University of Oregon B.A.; University of Pennsylvania Wharton School M.B.A.
Norman H. Brown, Jr. is a member of Brock Capital Group LLC, an Independent Director at Macquarie Infrastructure Company Trust, and an Independent Director at W. P. Stewart Growth Fund, a global investment advisor providing equity management services.
Previously, Mr. Brown was a Managing Director and Senior Advisor in the Global Industrial & Services Group at Credit Suisse First Boston and a Managing Director in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation, where he started and headed the Restructuring Group and headed the Global Metals and Mining industry practice. He was a Senior Vice President at Oppenheimer & Co., where he was one of five partners in a boutique Mergers and Acquisitions department, and Senior Vice President at E. F. Hutton & Company, where he was head of the M&A Group. Prior to that, Mr. Brown was an Associate and Second Vice President at Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. Mr. Brown served as an Ensign and Lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve. He attended Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, and Served as a Line Officer in Operations and Engineering aboard two destroyers of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.
Norman Brown is a Trustee of the University of Oregon Foundation. He holds a B.A. from the University of Oregon and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.Short Biography
Former CEO, diversified financial services; professional director; economist; Former Federal Reserve Bank president.
Director and/or lead director, Norfolk Southern Corporation, Eli Lilly, Simon Property Group, Fannie Mae, T. Rowe Price Funds, U.S. Russia Investment Fund.
Former Managing Director, Marsh & McLennan Companies; Managing Director, Bankers Trust; Chairman & CEO, Bank One of Cleveland; President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Treasurer, Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania; Director, TRW, Rubbermaid, British Petroleum, Georgia-Pacific, The Rockefeller Foundation.
Pomona College B.A.; Johns Hopkins University Ph.D.
Karen N. Horn is a member of Brock Capital Group LLC.
Previously, she has served as a Managing Director at Marsh & McLennan Companies, where she was President of Global Private Client Services, providing Risk Management and Insurance services to high net-worth individuals and families worldwide. Ms. Horn was Managing Director at Bankers Trust, Chairman and CEO of Bank One, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Treasurer of the Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, Vice President and Economist at First Bank of Boston, and an Economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve.
Board and Committee memberships include the Norfolk Southern Corporation,Simon Property Group, T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds, The U. S. Russia Investment Fund, the National Bureau of Economic Research, Eli Lilly & Company, the Council on Foreign Relations, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, TRW, Inc., The Rockefeller Foundation, Rubbermaid Corporation, and Bipartisan Commission on Entitlements.
Ms. Horn has a B.A. from Pomona College and a Ph.D. in Economics from Johns Hopkins University.Short Biography