Alexander L. Cappello

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Alexander L. Cappello has over thirty years of global experience in all aspects of corporate management, corporate finance, investment banking and merchant banking. Cappello Group, LLC/Cappello Capital Corp. (Member NASD-SIPC) is a global merchant banking boutique operating in 40 countries which has completed in excess of $50 Billion in transactions.

Prior to co-founding Cappello Capital Corp., Mr. Cappello was the founder of The Cappello Group, parent to Swiss American Financial and Euro American Financial Corporation, merchant and investment banking firms with operations throughout North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

Board Position

Mr. Cappello is currently, or was previously, a member of the following boards of directors (partial list):

  • YPO International (Young Presidents Organization) - Chairman, 2003 - 2005
  • U.S.C. Board of Trustees
  • U.S.C. Alumni Association Board of Governors (President)
  • RAND Corporation (CMEPP - Center for Middle East Public Policy) - Board
  • RAND Corporation (Russia Forum) - Board
  • Inter-Tel (NASDAQ) - Chairman
  • California Republic Bank - Board

Mr. Cappello has been a guest lecturer at the USC, UCLA and Harvard Business Schools as well as numerous YPO, WPO, YEO and CEO International Universities and business conferences. He has been a guest speaker at University and business conferences around the world widely recognized as an expert in the field of international finance and banking. Mr. Cappello has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, FORBES, Dow Jones, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times. He is a contributing author of the recently published book, The New Investor Relations (Bloomberg PRESS). He is also a contributing author of two books published and globally distributed by YPO (Young Presidents' Organization) titled, Get Connected and Making a Difference.

Mr. Cappello received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Marshall School of Business at USC in 1977 with honors, including recognition as an "Order of the Palm" scholar. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Goodwin College in Stanford, Connecticut and has been inducted in the Order of Honorary Fellows at Marymount College in Palos Verdes, California.