Mark C. Davis
Private Investor and Chief Executive Officer, Lank Acquisition Corp.
Mark Davis is a private investor and Co-Chair of Lank Acquisition Corp, which invests in minority and majority positions in public and private companies. Prior to forming Lank, Mr. Davis spent 20 years in a variety of senior investment banking positions. From 1996 to 2003 Mr. Davis was a senior executive at JPMorgan Chase where he began as Head of the Merger and Acquisition Group. He became Head of General Industry Investment Banking in 2000 and also Co-Head of Investment Banking Coverage which comprised all of JP Morgan's corporate clients, and was named Vice Chairman of Investment Banking in 2002.
Previously, Mr. Davis served in various positions with Salomon Brothers, including Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Managing Director in Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance, and Head of the Leveraged Buyout Group. Prior to that time he was Vice President in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance at Kidder, Peabody & Co. Mr. Davis has served on the Board of Directors of Scott Paper Company and Valassis Industries, Inc. He is currently serving on the Board of Trustees of Manhattanville College, where he is Chairman of the Finance Committee and Vice Chairman of the Board. Mr. Davis holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.