Kent Lund
Interim CEO and CCO
Kent is GVC’s interim CEO, Co-Head of Investment Banking (with Dick Huebner) and Co-CCO (with Andrea Kidd). Since late 1998, Kent has worked principally in the securities and financial services business, serving in a variety of business, compliance and legal roles. For example, he has served as a Director, executive officer, CCO and/or General Counsel of: a NYSE member securities clearing firm; a full service B/D, and its two affiliated RIAs and trust company; a municipal securities-focused B/D, and its affiliated investment banking firm and RIA; a retail-focused independent contractor-model B/D; and an investment banking firm focused principally on M&A. Kent holds currently or has held previously nine securities licenses: Series 7, 9, 10, 14, 24, 53, 63, 66 and 79. Prior to entering the securities business, Kent clerked for two federal court of appeals judges, worked as an associate attorney in a large private law firm (litigation and employment departments), and worked as an in-house corporate attorney for a large multinational corporation (including completing two expatriate assignments). He holds J.D., M.B.A. and LL.M. (in Entrepreneurial Law) degrees. Kent currently serves as a member of FINRA’s West Region Committee.
Richard Huebner
Senior Managing Partner
Dick joined GVC in October of 2001 in a management capacity to plan and facilitate its growth. He now serves as Co-Head of Investment Banking and a Commitment Committee Member. He has been in the securities industry for nearly 30 years. His experience includes General Counsel for Hanifen, Imhoff, Inc. from January 1984 through September 1995. While at the firm, he served in numerous positions including E.V.P., Director, and member of the Executive Committee of Hanifen, Imhoff Holdings, Inc. In 1995, Dick became an E.V.P., Director and member of the Executive Committee of Hanifen, Imhoff Clearing Corporation, which was sold to Fiserv, Inc., in December 1997. He continued in those capacities for Fiserv Correspondent Services. Dick received a BA in Economics and Business Administration from Hastings College and a J.D. from the University of Nebraska.
Randy Swenson
Investment Banker
Randy has decades of experience in strategic consulting, mergers and acquisitions, and investment banking, and several years of experience in executive management. Prior to joining GVC Capital, Randy spent time at Hilman Ventures, Mercer Management Consulting, Corning, American Management Systems, and Oberon LLC. Randy focuses on life sciences mergers and acquisitions and investment banking.
Peter Denious
Investment Banker
Peter was previously the President and CEO of AdvanceCT, a non-profit focused on business and economic development in Connecticut. Peter rebuilt and reorganized AdvanceCT to work with Governor Lamont and his team on business retention, business attraction and other economic development projects. Peter also worked closely with AdvanceCT’s Board of Directors, comprised of Connecticut’s most notable business and nonprofit leaders, as well as many other stakeholders across the State. For the previous 17 years, Peter worked for FLAG Capital Management and its successor, Aberdeen Standard Investments. Peter was a member of the senior leadership team responsible for growing the FLAG private equity platform to over $6.5B in AUM from approximately $1B. During his tenure, Peter oversaw the venture capital investment program and became deeply involved with FLAG’s push into international markets. He was a member of both the Investment and Management Committees and was ultimately responsible for a $2B investment portfolio. Before FLAG, Peter worked for J.H. Whitney & Co. and BancBoston Capital. He started his career at Prudential Securities and Chemical Bank. Peter is a graduate of Trinity College and received his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is NACD Directorship Certified and sits on the Boards of Verumex, an early stage proptech company, as well as Social Venture Partners Connecticut, a nonprofit focused on closing the opportunity gap in Connecticut.

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