About Dick Israel
Dick Israel brings an exemplary investment banking and corporate finance background and experience to the Power Connections Team. Since 1973, he has managed Dick Israel & Partners, a leading Los Angeles-based independent investment bank. Previously, Dick was a Senior Partner of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and a Senior Vice President and Director of Business Affairs of Rogers & Cowan.
In 1985, Dick founded and served as President of the Los Angeles Venture Association (LAVA), a trade group for the venture capital industry. He has served as President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and helped to create its now annually-held Los Angeles Business Conference on Growth Strategies, M&A and Finance. Dick has keynoted and led capital investment workshops sponsored by the Asia Business Forum in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.
Dick Israel is also Managing Partner of Mason, Israel and Partners, a nationally recognized retained executive search firm which has provided “best in class” service to clients in a wide range of industries for more than 25 years.
He holds BA, Political Science and MA, Sociology degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and is listed in current editions of Marquis’ Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, and Who’s Who in the West. With his wife, Dick resides in Beverly Hills.
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