LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WestPark Capital, a full-service investment bank and broker-dealer, announced the hiring four key additions to its technology research team:
Ruben Roy has joined WestPark Capital as a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst covering semiconductor and emerging technology companies. Ruben brings more than 20 years of sell-side experience to the firm, previously serving as a research analyst at Thomas Weisel Partners, Pacific Crest Securities, Mizuho Securities USA, Piper Jaffray and The Benchmark Company.
Charles Park has joined WestPark Capital as a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst covering Asia Technology. Charles is highly regarded in the industry with deep knowledge of the technology sector, bringing over 20 years of research experience. Prior to joining WestPark, Charles worked at Mizuho, CLSA, Goldman Sachs and Samsung Securities as a technology analyst and technology specialist sales.
Jenna Davidner has joined WestPark Capital as a Vice President and Senior Research Analyst covering the emerging Connected Fitness/Health & Wellness Sector. Jenna brings more than 5 years of sell-side experience to the firm, previously working at Guggenheim Partners covering the Medical Technology industry.
Michael McConnell will become Director of Research at WestPark Capital. Prior to joining the firm, Mike spent 16 years at Pacific Crest Securities (acquired by KeyBanc Capital Markets in July 2014) helping build out the technology research practice and elevating its profile as a thought leader in the semiconductor sector.
“We are pleased to have these four high-caliber individuals join the firm, which follows the addition of Michael Genovese in the Communications Equipment sector,” said WestPark Capital’s Chairman Richard Rappaport. “Our hiring momentum continues to accelerate, as we build a top-tier, collaborative research team focused on high growth disruptive technology trends. We look forward to adding more highly regarded members to the team in the near future.”
WestPark Capital COO Jason Stern further commented: “These additions are in line with our continued focus to add value to our clients, enhance the platform and promote overall growth for the firm.”
About WestPark Capital
WestPark Capital is a full-service investment bank focused on emerging growth sectors such as healthcare, software, technology, biotechnology, financial services, manufacturing, consumer products, media and telecom industries, among other categories. WestPark Capital provides a comprehensive range of corporate finance services, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, private placements, CMPOs, RDs, SIPOs and corporate finance advisory services.