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Jack Brewer possesses a unique combination of expertise in the fields of global economic development, sports and finance through his roles as a successful entrepreneur, journalist, producer and humanitarian. In addition to his role at TriPoint, Jack is currently serving as the Executive Chairman and Portfolio Manager of The Brewer Group, Inc. as well as the Founder and Executive Director of The Jack Brewer Foundation (JBF Worldwide) and active Shriner. Other key roles include regular contributor to CNBC, Fox Business and The American City Business Journals, Senior Advisor to former H.E. President Joyce Banda of the Republic of Malawi, three-time National Football League (NFL) Team Captain for the Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants and former Ambassador for Peace and Sport for the International Federation for Peace and Sustainable Development at the United Nations. Jack holds FINRA Series 7, 66, and 79 securities licenses as well as various state insurance licenses.


Ksenia kolesnikov

Vice President Capital Markets

Ms. Kolesnikov joined Tripoint in November 2016 to lead the firm's Capital Markets desk. Prior to joining Tripoint,  Ms. Kolesnikov ran the Capital Markets desk at The Benchmark Company, LLC, a boutique Investment Bank located in NYC. Prior to Benchmark, she worked as an Investment Banking analyst at Rodman& Renshaw, where she helped placing 150+ financings raising over $2.0 billion. Ms. Kolesnikov received her J.D. from Cardozo Law School in 2012 and is admitted to practice in the State of New York. She holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.


Lewis Mason

Senior Vice-President

Mr. Mason has over 25 years of experience in the brokerage industry. Early in his career he worked at Paine Webber and was part of a group that successfully raised capital for Amgen, Genentech, Centocor and several other life science companies. From there he joined Smith Barney where he was named a Member of the Presidents Council. During that time Mr. Mason successfully raised capital with high net worth and institutional clients across various industries. From 1997-2002 he helped found a Broker Dealer that specialized in private financings and had grown to $800 million under management with over 50 brokers. More recently, Mr. Mason was a partner at Equity Source Partners, a boutique investment bank specializing in origination and placement of Investment Banking transactions. He also worked as a Managing Director in Capital Markets at Newbridge Securities in 2009/10. Mr. Mason attended the Lubin School of Business at Pace University and received his B.S. degree in business economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta.


Robert Nathan


With over 20 years in the industry, Mr. Nathan brings his vast network of clients and expertise with him to TriPoint joining the firm in 2015.  He focuses on raising Debt, Equity and Mezzanine Financing for emerging growth companies in the Technology and Healthcare sectors.  These companies have sub $500 million valuations and the offerings range in size from $3 to $20 million.  His clients include family offices, private equity firms, hedge funds and high net worth individuals, among others.  Prior to joining TriPoint, he served as Senior Vice President at Monarch Capital Group.  Mr. Nathan is a graduate of Ithaca College. He holds Series 7, 79 & 63 licenses.


William J. Manby, Jr. 

Senior Vice-President

Mr. Manby has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.  He founded Acquire Investments which has successfully assisted numerous companies with the development and implementation of a long term strategic funding plan in Ohio and helped coordinated investor efforts from all over the world.  Mr. Manby also founded the Paradigm family of companies who have focused on providing independent, creative and competitive techniques to enhance performance and reduce risk and costs for client’s businesses, investments and estate planning. Through his work with the Paradigm Enhanced Capital Strategy, he has supported advisors and various financial institutions, including banks, in design and implementation. Bill is an avid philanthropist and has been involved in multiple regional programs as well as countless committees and board positions. Bill graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. degrees in Finance and Insurance. He has completed the requirements to achieve his ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant) and AEP (Accredited Estate Planner) from American College.  He also holds his FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses as well as State of Ohio Life, Variable and Accident and Health license.


Faruq Marican 

Capital Markets Associate

Faruq Marican joined the firm in 2013. Faruq graduated from Indiana University in 2010 and holds a Series 7 & 63 License.