Bradford Harries

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Brad Harries has been an investment banker for over thirty years and has been located in the Mid-Atlantic region since 1995, specializing in serving the telecommunications and information technology industries. Mr. Harries has spent the majority of his career with Wall Street investment banking firms developing a particular expertise in serving the corporate finance needs of emerging growth companies. His transaction experience includes public and private financings, mergers & acquisitions, and financial advisory services. Prior to Chessiecap, Mr. Harries was head of investment banking for Kaufman Bros., a telecom focused boutique firm in New York. Prior to Kaufman, he served as president of the investment banking group of Columbia Capital in Alexandria, Virginia. At Columbia, Mr. Harries leveraged the existing M&A business and began a private placement practice assisting pre-public communications-oriented companies in raising $5 to $20 million rounds of capital. Mr. Harries has also held investment banking positions in New York and San Francisco at Furman Selz, Cowen & Company, First Boston, Shearson Lehman Hutton, and Dean Witter Reynolds. Mr. Harries has served on the boards of several venture-backed companies. Mr. Harries received both his A.B. in Economics and M.B.A. degrees from Stanford University.