Carter Mack is a co-founder of JMP Group and serves as its President. He is a member of the executive committee of JMP Group and serves on its board of directors. Additionally, he is Chairman of JMP Securities’ investment banking management committee. From the company’s inception in 1999 through 2010, Carter served as Director of Investment Banking at JMP Securities; and, from 2007 through 2010, he additionally served as Co-President of JMP Securities.
Carter was a member of the IPO Task Force that provided a series of recommendations on ways to improve the IPO market in a report to the U.S. Treasury Department in October 2011. These recommendations were incorporated into the JOBS Act, which was signed into law in April 2012.
Prior to founding JMP, Carter served as a Managing Director in the financial services investment banking group at Montgomery Securities, now Banc of America Securities, from 1996 to 1999. He previously spent five years in investment banking at Merrill Lynch, focused on financial institutions. During his career, Carter has been involved in corporate finance and merger and acquisition transactions totaling more than $100 billion in value.
Carter holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.