Ali Alizadeh is the co-founder and managing partner of the Hemisphere Companies. He directs the firm’s development efforts and manages the firm’s client and institutional relationships. Previously he was Senior Vice President in the Corporate Finance Department of Jeffries and Company Inc. Prior to joining Jeffries, Alizadeh served as Managing Director at RBC Dain Rauscher and five years with Schroeder Financial, Inc. He has also held corporate finance positions at Citicorp, N.A. In Chicago and New York.
Alizadeh holds a bachelors in Economics from Macalester College and an MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business. He serves on the board of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.