At Ducera, we believe that our greatest differentiator is the depth, scale, cohesiveness and commitment of our team to each other and to our clients.

Our senior team has worked together for over two decades. Ducera is 100% owned by its partners and is conflict free. Led by Michael Kramer, a 25 year veteran of the investment banking industry, Ducera Partners has advised on some of the most relevant and complex transactions of the last two decades.

Douglas Conrod

Douglas Conrod

Managing Director

Mr. Conrod is a Managing Director at Ducera Partners. Mr. Conrod has over twenty-five years of experience providing complex capital solutions to companies.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Conrod was a Managing Principal at FocusPoint Private Capital Group and a member of the Executive Management Committee and prior to that a Managing Director at Guggenheim Securities. Before joining Guggenheim Securities, Mr. Conrod worked at Vertical Crossing, Société Générale, HSBC, and JP Morgan.

Mr. Conrod earned a Bachelor of Arts from St. Lawrence University and a Masters in Business Administration with honors from Columbia University.

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Mark Davis

Mark Davis

Managing Director

Mr. Davis is a Managing Director at Ducera Partners. Mr. Davis has over fifteen years of experience working on a variety of restructuring and strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Davis was a Director at Perella Weinberg Partners. Previously, he worked at Kramer Capital Partners.

Mr. Davis earned a Bachelor of Arts from Arizona State University.

212-671-9700
mdavis@ducerapartners.com
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Patrick Dowling

Patrick Dowling

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Dowling is the Chief Operating Officer at Ducera Partners. Mr. Dowling is responsible for the Firm's financial, tax, and operations functions.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Dowling was a Lead Analyst at GE Capital. Previously, he worked at Deloitte & Touche where he provided auditing and consulting services to companies in a variety of industries, including broker-dealers, private equity funds, and hedge funds.

Mr. Dowling earned a Bachelor of Arts from The College of the Holy Cross.

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pdowling@ducerapartners.com
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Michael Feinberg

Michael Feinberg

General Counsel

Mr. Feinberg is General Counsel at Ducera Partners. Mr. Feinberg is responsible for the Firm's legal and compliance functions.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Feinberg was of counsel at the New York law firm Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, where he advised financial institutions in complex securities litigations, investigations and enforcement proceedings. Before joining Cahill, Mr. Feinberg was a member of the Regulatory-Litigation Group at Credit Suisse and of counsel at WilmerHale in New York. Mr. Feinberg served as a law clerk to United States District Judge Harold Baer, Jr., in the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Feinberg earned a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst College and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

212-671-9700
mfeinberg@ducerapartners.com
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Cody Leung Kaldenberg

Cody Kaldenberg

Managing Director

Ms. Kaldenberg is a Managing Director at Ducera Partners. Ms. Kaldenberg has over fifteen years of experience working on a variety of restructuring and strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining Ducera, Ms. Kaldenberg was a Director at Perella Weinberg Partners. Previously, she worked at Goldman Sachs.

Ms. Kaldenberg earned a Bachelor of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Michael Kramer

Michael Kramer

Partner

Mr. Kramer is a Partner and the Chief Executive Officer at Ducera Partners. Mr. Kramer has over thirty years of experience advising on some of the most relevant and complex transactions of the last three decades.

Prior to forming Ducera, Mr. Kramer was a Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners, a member of its Management Committee, Global Head of its Restructuring Practice, U.S. Head of its Technology, Media & Telecom and Power Practices. Previously, Mr. Kramer was a Founding Partner of Kramer Capital Partners. Prior to Kramer Capital Partners, Mr. Kramer was a Partner at Greenhill, a member of its Management Committee and Global Head of its Restructuring Practice. Prior to Greenhill, Mr. Kramer was a Managing Director at Houlihan Lokey, a member of its Board of Directors, Co-Head of its Global Restructuring Practice, and various other senior positions.

Mr. Kramer earned a Bachelor of Science from the California State University at Northridge.

212-671-9700
mkramer@ducerapartners.com
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Bradley Meyer

Bradley Meyer

Partner

Mr. Meyer is a Partner at Ducera Partners. Mr. Meyer has nearly twenty years of experience working on a variety of restructuring and strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Meyer was a Managing Director at Perella Weinberg Partners. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Millstein. Prior to working at Millstein, Mr. Meyer worked at Houlihan Lokey and Lazard.

Mr. Meyer earned a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University.

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Jeff Raithel

Jeff Raithel

Managing Director

Mr. Raithel is a Managing Director at Ducera Partners. Mr. Raithel has over fifteen years of investment banking and credit investing experience across multiple disciplines and industries.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Raithel was a Director at Houlihan Lokey. Previously, Mr. Raithel worked at JMB Capital, a hedge fund based in Los Angeles, and Houlihan Lokey.

Mr. Raithel earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

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Bradley Robins

Bradley Robins

Partner

Mr. Robins is a Partner at Ducera Partners. Mr. Robins has over thirty years of experience working on a variety of restructuring and strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Robins was a Partner and Managing Director at Greenhill and its Co-Head of Financing Advisory and Restructuring for North America. Mr. Robins began his career as an attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz before joining Houlihan Lokey’s Restructuring Practice.

Mr. Robins earned a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

212-671-9700
brobins@ducerapartners.com

Joshua Scherer

Joshua Scherer

Partner

Mr. Scherer is a Partner at Ducera Partners. Mr. Scherer has over twenty years of experience working on a variety of restructuring and strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Scherer was a Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners. Previously, he worked at Houlihan Lokey and Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Scherer earned a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College.

212-671-9700
jscherer@ducerapartners.com

Jay Sinha

Jay Sinha

Managing Director

Mr. Sinha is a Managing Director at Ducera Partners. Mr. Sinha has over ten years of experience working on a variety of liability management, restructuring, and strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Sinha was a Vice President at Citigroup.

Mr. Sinha earned a Bachelor of Science from Boston University.

212-671-9700
jsinha@ducerapartners.com
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David Skatoff

David Skatoff

Partner

Mr. Skatoff is a Partner at Ducera Partners. Mr. Skatoff has over twenty years of experience working on a variety of restructuring and strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Skatoff was the Managing Partner at Skatoff & Company. Previously, he worked at Eton Park, R6 Capital Management, Greenhill and Houlihan Lokey.

Mr. Skatoff earned a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the McIntire School at the University of Virginia and a Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

212-671-9700
dskatoff@ducerapartners.com
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Derron Slonecker

Derron Slonecker

Partner

Mr. Slonecker is a Partner at Ducera Partners. Mr. Slonecker has over thirty years of experience working on a variety of restructuring and strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries.

Prior to forming Ducera, Mr. Slonecker was a Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners, U.S. Head of its Restructuring Practice, and Co-Chair of its Fairness Opinion Committee. Previously, Mr. Slonecker was a Founding Partner of Kramer Capital Partners. Prior to Kramer Capital Partners, Mr. Slonecker was a Managing Director at Houlihan Lokey and a member of its Operating Committee.

Mr. Slonecker earned a Bachelor of Science in from the University of Washington.

212-671-9700
dslonecker@ducerapartners.com
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Agnes Tang

Agnes Tang

Partner

Ms. Tang is a Partner at Ducera Partners. Ms. Tang has over twenty years of experience working on a variety of restructuring and strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining Ducera, Ms. Tang was a Managing Director at Perella Weinberg Partners. Previously, she worked at Houlihan Lokey and Oliver Wyman.

Ms. Tang earned a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University and a Masters in Business Administration from The Harvard Business School.

212-671-9700
atang@ducerapartners.com
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Adam Verost

Adam Verost

Partner

Mr. Verost is a Partner at Ducera Partners. Mr. Verost has over twenty years of experience working on a variety of restructuring and strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining Ducera, Mr. Verost was a Managing Director at Perella Weinberg Partners. Previously, he worked at Kramer Capital Partners, Greenhill and Houlihan Lokey.

Mr. Verost earned a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University.

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averost@ducerapartners.com
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