Partner, American Discovery Capital
Bruce Pompan has over 25 years experience as an investment banker providing sell-side and buy-side mergers and acquisitions advisory services, arranging private placements and structuring recapitalizations for closely-held companies. He has a broad range of industry expertise, particularly in business and consumer services, healthcare services, technology, communications, technology, and digital media.
Prior to becoming a partner at American Discovery Capital, Bruce Pompan was the founder of Clear Capital Advisors, a leading M&A advisory serving the middle market for over a decade. Previously Mr. Pompan served for over seven years as Managing Director at Cappello Capital, a boutique investment bank in the Los Angeles area. Mr. Pompan previously held the position of Director of Investment Banking at Harris Nesbitt Gerard (formerly Gerard Klauer Mattison) and at ING Barings. He was instrumental in building ING Barings’ West Coast presence, facilitating over $2 billion in equity financings, recapitalizations and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Pompan received his M.B.A. from New York University, Graduate School of Business Administration (Stern School of Business) and earned his B.A. from Yale University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Representative (Series 7 and 63) and a General Securities Principal (Series 24).
Mr. Pompan was Captain of the Yale Varsity Tennis Team, and is a two time U.S. Open Singles Champion in paddle tennis. He also enjoys running, skiing, mountain biking, and basketball.