Partner & Managing Director

Herb May has almost 30 years of financial industry experience across the capital markets. He spent the last 4 years as a partner of Dakota Funds, a premier outsourced sales and marketing partner to boutique investment managers. Prior to joining Dakota Funds Group, Herb headed Equity Capital Markets at Signal Hill Capital in Baltimore, Md. He also played a central role in the firm’s sponsor coverage effort, leveraging his extensive relationships with leading private equity and venture capital firms. Before joining Signal Hill in 2006, Herb worked as a senior member of the Wachovia Securities Equity Capital Markets team. He served on the Equity Management Committee, and focused his time on the strategic direction of the overall equity business including recruiting, institutional and corporate client development, relationship management, and deal origination and execution.

Herb began his career at Alex. Brown & Sons in 1987 as an Equity Sales Trader in New York, a group that he would run from 1995 through 2000, when he joined the Global Investment Banking Division of Deutsche Bank Alex Brown as Head of Equity Syndicate. During his tenure at Deutsche Bank Alex Brown, Herb served on the North American Equity Management Committee, as well as the Equity Screening Committee, and the Equity Commitment Committee.

Herb is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the Salisbury School where he remains a Trustee Emeritus. Herb also serves on the Board of Directors of the One Love Foundation, a national organization focused on ending relationship violence

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