Finance and Banking

Jennifer Muller Davis
Jennifer Muller Davis

Managing Director, Co-Head,
Transaction Opinion Practice
Houlihan Lokey
'91

Jennifer Muller Davis

Jennifer Muller Davis has spent the last 19 years helping Houlihan Lokey – an independent, advisory-focused, global investment bank – build its practice into one of the largest privately owned investment banks in the world. Her strong leadership abilities and passion for excellence make her ideally suited in heading up the marquee Transaction Opinion Practice. Ms. Davis’ independent, conflict-free advice, backed by a deep understanding of corporate governance issues, is key in navigating the corporate financial landscape.

Professional
  • Houlihan Lokey, Managing Director; Co-Head, Opinion Practice
  • Tucker-Alan, Inc., Senior
  • Peterson Consulting, Senior
  • Education
    • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Mathematics and Economics
    • Bush School



    Carol Hartman
    Carol Hartman

    Executive Vice President
    DHR International
    '86

    Carol Hartman

    Carol Hartman is an alumna in action; not just defined by her profession, but also as a mother (she is shown at left with daughter Kate), entrepreneur and community leader.

    As the leader of a global business, Ms. Hartman works with financial institutions to solve business problems which require new leadership. Her practice focuses on capital markets, asset management, regional and private banking, mortgage, risk/compliance, payments/financial tech and retirement income. She also has worked with private equity, insurance, real estate and startup companies. Ms. Hartman is often retained to help clients in other industries recruit senior financial officers and board members.

    Professional
    • DHR International, Executive Vice President, Financial Services Practice Leader
    • Caldwell Partners International, Senior Partner
    • The Hartman Group, Founder
    • Kuity Corporation, co-founder
    • Oppenheimer & Co., Institutional Fixed Income, ALM Team
    • Kidder Peabody, Institutional Equity Salesperson
    • Dean Witter Capital Markets, Analyst
    • Sutro & Co, Incorporated, Analyst
    • Certified Expert Witness
    Leadership
    • Claremont McKenna College Alumni Association, President
    • CMCAA, Summer Athenaeum, Chair
    • Silicon Valley Program Advisory Committee
    Services
    • Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees, ex officio
    • Kravis Leadership Institute, CMC, Board Member
    • Financial Economics Institute, CMC, Board Member
    • Information Technology Advisory Board, CMC, Member
    • Make a Wish Foundation, Board of Directors
    • 5th Grade LYMA Volleyball Coach (we won)
    • Junior League of Oakland East Bay
    Education
    • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Economics



    Trustee Peter Barker
    Trustee Peter Barker

    Retired Chairman of California
    J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
    '70 P '01

    Trustee Peter Barker

    Mr. Barker was the Chairman of California of J.P. Morgan Chase. From 1982 until November 1998, he was a General Partner at Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Barker headed Goldman Sachs & Co.'s investment banking activities on the West Coast from 1978 to 1998. He joined Goldman Sachs & Co. in 1971.

    Professional
    • J.P. Morgan Chase, Chairman of California
    • Goldman Sachs & Co., General Partner
    • Avery Dennison Corporation, Director
    • Fluor Corporation, Director
    • Irvine Company, Director
    • Ameron International Corp., Director
    • Stone Energy Corporation, Director
    • Catellus Corporation, Director
    Leadership
    • California State Senate Commission on Corporate Governance
    Services
    • Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees (Chairman 2002-2006)
    • Fletcher Jones Foundation, President
    • W. M. Keck Foundation, Director
    • Los Angeles Area Boy Scout Council
    • Los Angeles Metropolitan YMCA
    • The Huntington Library, Trustee Emeritus
    Education
    • University of Chicago, M.B.A.



    Trustee E. David Hetz
    Trustee E. David Hetz

    Vice Chairman, Cain Brothers
    '80 P'10

    Trustee E. David Hetz

    Mr. Hetz joined Cain Brothers in 2011 as Vice Chairman. He has been involved with healthcare finance for nearly 30 years as an investment banker, private equity and venture capital investor, and corporate board member. David is the co-founder of Cutlass Capital, LLC, a successful venture capital firm investing in health care services and medical technology companies. He is also a senior advisor to LLM Capital, a middle market private equity firm. Previously, David was with Robertson, Stephens & Co. for 13 years, serving as co-head of investment banking, head of the mergers & acquisitions department, and member of the management committee. Over the years, he has served on numerous public and private health care company boards.

    Professional
    • Cain Brothers, Vice Chairman
    • LLM Capital Partners, LLC, Senior Advisor
    • Cutlass Capital, LLC, Founder
    • Robertson Stephens & Co., Co-Head of Investment Banking
    • Smith Barney & Co., Investment Banker
    • Warburg Paribas Becker, Investment Banker
    Leadership
    • Cain Brothers, Board of Directors
    • L&L Acquisition Corp., Director
    • Titan Health, Director
    • Alere Medical, Director
    • Byram Healthcare, Director
    • i-Many, Director
    • IntelliCare, Director
    • Vital Signs, Director
    Service
    • Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees
    • Claremont McKenna College Gould Center for Humanistic Studies, Board Member
    • Claremont McKenna College Kravis Leadership Institute, Board Member
    • Middlesex School, Trustee
    • Charles River Consulting, Advisory Board
    Education
    • Harvard University, M.B.A.
    • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Economics



    Trustee Harry T. McMahon
    Trustee Harry T. McMahon

    Executive Vice Chairman
    Bank of America / Merrill Lynch
    '75 P '08 P '09

    Trustee Harry T. McMahon

    Mr. McMahon is the executive vice chairman of Bank of America / Merrill Lynch. He serves on the Global Corporate & Investment Banking Leadership Committee and is focused on providing financial advice, innovative strategic solutions, and superior execution for a broad array of the firm's corporate clients worldwide.

    Professional
    • Bank of America / Merrill Lynch, Executive Vice Chairman
    • Merrill Lynch, Vice-Chairman and Co-Head of Global Corporate Finance Group
    Leadership
    • Kravis Prize in Leadership Selection Committee
    Service
    • Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees, Chairman
    • St. John's Hospital, Trustee
    Education
    • University of Chicago, M.B.A.
    • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Economics



    Trustee Douglas Peterson
    Trustee Douglas Peterson

    President and CEO
    McGraw Hill Financial
    '80 P'14 P'15

    Trustee Douglas Peterson

    Doug Peterson is the president and CEO of McGraw Hill Financial. He was the President of Standard & Poor's, a leading global rating agency with operations in 23 countries covering the global financial and credit markets. He joined Standard & Poor's in September 2011, after having spent over 25 years with Citigroup in a variety of business and operating roles. He had most recently been the Chief Operating Officer for Citibank, N.A., Citigroup's largest operating subsidiary, with a presence in over 100 countries. In a previous role from 2004 to 2010, Doug was the CEO of Citigroup Japan, having rebuilt the franchise after a serious breakdown of controls. During his time in Japan, Doug completed the largest cross-border acquisition in the history of Japan when Citigroup bought Nikko Cordial Securities. Doug had previously been the Chief Auditor of Citigroup, working directly for the independent members of the board on the Audit Committee. He held previous positions as the country manager in Uruguay and Costa Rica as well as positions as a Corporate Banker at the beginning of his career in Argentina and New York.

    Professional
    • McGraw Hill Financial, President and CEO
    • Standard & Poor's, President
    • Citibank, N.A., Chief Operating Officer
    • Citigroup Japan, CEO
    • Citigroup, Chief Auditor
    • Citibank Uruguay, Country Corporate Officer
    • Citibank Costa Rica, Country Corporate Officer
    • Citibank, New York, Relationship Manager in the Airlines and Aerospace Group
    • Citibank, Buenos Aires, Relationship Manager
    • Standard Oil of California, Research Associate
    Leadership
    • CRISIL, India, Chairman of the Board
    • Nikko Cordial Corporation, Japan, Chairman of the Board
    Service
    • Claremont McKenna College, Board of Trustees
    • Kravis Leadership Institute, Claremont McKenna College, Board of Advisors
    • The Wharton Financial Institutions Center, Board of Advisors
    • British American Business Council, Board of Advisors
    • U.S. Japan Business Council, Board Member
    Education
    • University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A.
    • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Mathematics and History