Chief Financial Officer
President, Harvest Capital Strategies
Ray Jackson is a Managing Director and is Chief Financial Officer of JMP Group. He also serves as President of Harvest Capital Strategies.
Prior to joining JMP, Ray was corporate controller and an executive officer at Redwood Trust, a publicly traded mortgage REIT. He was previously a senior manager for three years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the financial services and banking industry practice in San Francisco. He also spent five years with KPMG as a senior audit manager and audit manager in San Francisco and the UK and spent three years with Deloitte & Touche in the UK.
Ray holds a BS degree with honors from Loughborough University in England and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Craig Johnson is Chairman of Harvest Capital Strategies.
Craig served as President of JMP Group from 2007 through 2010 and as President of JMP Securities from 2002 until 2007. Prior to joining JMP in 2002, Craig was a founding member of Saw Island Asset Advisors, an alternative investment firm specializing in hedge fund investments that was acquired by Harvest Capital Strategies in 2003. He spent twenty years, from 1980 through 2000, at Montgomery Securities and its successor, Banc of America Securities, most recently as Director of Global Institutional Sales and a member of the firm’s executive committee.
Craig is Chairman of Sanctuary Wealth Services, a provider of business support services for independent investment advisors, and is a partner of GSW Sports LLC, owner of the National Basketball Association’s Golden State Warriors.
Craig holds a BA in economics from Stanford University.