Professional Experience: Merrill Lynch – Investment Banking; Deutsche Bank – Global Markets
Education: Claremont McKenna College – B.A. (magna cum laude, with honors), Philosophy, Politics, and Economics; with a dual degree in Economics
Van joined TTS in 2007 and has conducted training sessions in the United States, Asia, and the Middle East. He started his finance career at Deutsche Bank’s Derivative Modeling Validation Group in London before moving into investment banking at Merrill Lynch’s Investment Banking Group in Los Angeles where he worked as a generalist covering the retail, technology, and consumer industries. He then moved to New York within Merrill to join their Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group where he completed over a dozen equity, debt, merger and acquisitions, and leveraged buyout transactions for banks, exchanges, broker-dealers, insurance brokers, and asset managers.