Thomas C. Sweet, CPA, has joined Bluewater Transaction Advisors as a national team leader, Lender Analytics Group. Previously, he held senior management positions with national firms, and spent six years with CIT Business Credit.
Wells Fargo Capital Finance announced the promotion of Kurt Marsden and John Leonard. Marsden, formerly the division manager of Technology Finance, will now lead the Business Finance group while Leonard will take over as division manager of Technology Finance.
Dresner Partners has named Mitchell Stern as managing director, Healthcare Investment Banking. Stern will be responsible for expanding Dresner’s healthcare and medtech practice. He will be located in New York City.
Moelis Capital Partners has appointed Frederick J. Florjancic, Jr. and Jim Murphy as executive advisors. Florjancic was most recently CEO of Safety-Kleen. Murphy, was previously CEO of American Safety Razor and Personal Care Group.
AccuVal Associates has hired Jesse Speltz to manage its business development activities in the Southeast United States. Prior to joining AccuVal, Speltz was with FGI Finance as vice president of Business Development.
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners promoted Kimberly Pollack and Aaron Perlmutter to general partners of the firm. Pollack joined Levine in 2001 and worked at Allied Capital and First Chicago, Perlmutter joined the company in 2003 from One Equity Partners.
RBC Capital Markets appointed Vito Sperduto as head of U.S. Mergers & Acquisitions Investment Bank Group reporting to Blair Fleming, head of U.S. Investment Banking. He joined RBC as a managing director in 2008, and previously was a director and head of Software M&A coverage for CIBC World Markets.
First Business Bank-Milwaukee announced that Rick Krauthoefer has been hired as vice president – Commercial Lending. Krauthoefer comes to First Business with 30 years of middle-market banking experience. Prior to First Business, he was vice president at TCF Bank, American National Bank/Bank One and M&I Bank.
Morgan Joseph TriArtisan, the investment and merchant bank focused on middle-market companies, announced the addition of two new managing directors, John Cramer and Andy Sherman, to its Healthcare Investment Banking Group.