Mr. Vertin is a Partner at Scura Partners. Mr. Vertin has a broad range of experience in raising capital in both the public and private capital markets as well as providing financial advisory services to a diverse array of companies. Before joining Scura Partners he was a Director and the Head of the Financial Technology Investment Banking Group at Prudential Securities where he worked with both public and private financial technology companies. Prior to that he was in the Financial Institutions Group at Prudential Securities where he worked on many transactions in the specialty finance, banking and insurance industries. After graduating from business school, Mr. Vertin worked for the famed investor Mario Gabelli in the research and sales areas of Gabelli Asset Management. Mr. Vertin has an M.B.A. degree from Columbia University and a B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point.