Dave Hallett

Mr. Hallett has more than 30 years of merger and acquisition experience. He is a Managing Director in the Lazard Middle Market Industrials Group and leads its Transportation, Logistics & Distribution group.Mr. Hallett serves on the Advisory Boards of Marquette Capital Partners, a provider of mezzanine financing, and Solar Plastics, Inc., a rotational molder of a wide range of plastic products. He serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Automobile Association (AAA) Minneapolis and serves on its Executive Committee, Audit Committee (Chair) and Finance & Investment Committee. He is a member of the St. Thomas Academy Board of Trustees and serves on its Finance and Investments Committee. Mr. Hallett is a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section.Before beginning his career in investment banking in 1994, Mr. Hallett was a partner at Lindquist & Vennum, a Minneapolis-based law firm, where he spent approximately 10 years. He provided clients with legal counsel in the areas of corporate and tax law, including mergers and acquisitions.He holds a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University School of Law, a J.D. from� Gonzaga University School of Law and a B.S. in Accounting from� University of Wyoming