Board of Directors
Since 2004, Noah Gottdiener has served as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors for Duff & Phelps. The company's revenue has increased from $30 million in 2004 to approximately $700 million today. Duff & Phelps has more than 2,000 employees in over 50 offices around the world.
In 2013 Noah led the company through a go-private transaction, backed by a consortium of investors and management.
Previously, Noah was the founding partner of Stone Ridge Partners LLC, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm focused on middle market companies; Noah used this platform to acquire Duff & Phelps. Prior to that, Noah was a partner with Thomas Weisel Partners and Furman Selz LLC. He was also a managing director at Lehman Brothers, where he began his career.
Noah is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Advisory Board of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He also sits on the Advisory Board of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and the Board of Trustees for The Brearley School.
Noah received his BA from Princeton University and MBA from Harvard Business School.
Jacob Silverman was appointed President of Duff & Phelps in September 2013. He joined Duff & Phelps in March 2004 and became head of Investment Banking in March 2011, after serving as chief financial officer for five years.
In addition, Jacob is a member of the board of directors for iLevel Solutions, a leading provider of private equity software and reporting solutions.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, he was with Stone Ridge Partners LLC, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm focused on middle market companies. Jacob joined Stone Ridge Partners from Atomica Corporation, a venture-backed enterprise software company, where he served as vice president of finance and acting CFO. Prior to Atomica, he worked for Oak Hill Advisors, a private investment firm.
Jacob received his MBA and BA from Harvard University.
John Beil is an Investment Officer at the Office of the Chief Investment Officer of the Regents of the University of California focusing on private equity, venture capital, and special situations investments.
Prior to joining the University of California in 2013, John held several positions with the International Finance Corporation, which included launching the World Bank's private equity subsidiary and leading over twenty growth equity and project finance investments across a diverse range of geographies and industries. He began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Citigroup.
John holds an MBA from the George Washington University School of Business and a BA from Tulane University.
John C. Redett is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Carlyle’s Global Financial Services group focusing on investing in management buyouts, growth capital opportunities and strategic minority investments in financial services.
Prior to joining Carlyle in 2007, John served as Vice President in the Financial Institutions Group at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. He also has been a Vice President in the Financial Institutions Group at J. P. Morgan and an Associate in the Financial Institutions Group at Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Redett serves on the Board of The TCW Group, EPIC, CommunityOne and DBRS.
John earned his MBA from New York University and his BS from the University of Colorado.
Professor Louise Richardson is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and also serves on the boards of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and of several other charities.
Previously she served as Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews and spent 20 years on the faculty of the Harvard Government Department, most recently as Executive Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
She is a global authority on terrorism, whose path-breaking work, What Terrorists Want: Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat, precipitated a seismic shift in approaches to the study and tackling of terrorism.
David Stonberg is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman and is the Global Co-Head of Private Equity Co-Investments. He is also a member of the Co-Investment, Private Investment Portfolios, Latin America Private Equity and Secondary Investment Committees.
Before joining Neuberger Berman in 2002, David held several positions within Lehman Brothers’ Investment Banking Division, which included providing traditional corporate and advisory services to clients as well as leading internal strategic and organizational initiatives. He began his career in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Lazard Frères.
David holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business and a BSE from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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