Careers in Investment Management and Lending: Assessing Fit, Getting Hired, Getting Promoted
Join us for a speaking event with Eamonn Dolan & Jim Parsons
A UC Davis alumnus, Eamonn Dolan served as chief investment officer and managing director of CM Capital where he was responsible for asset allocation, strategy formulation, portfolio management, manager selection, process design and leading the investment team. Dolan is a chartered financial analyst and a chartered investment counselor.
Prior to CM Capital, Dolan served as Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of Dresdner RCM’s $19 billion global fixed income division. Earlier in his career, he managed fixed income and synthetic equity portfolios as Vice President at PIMCO.
Dolan has served on the UC Davis Foundation since 2006, including multiple terms as trustee, member of the Executive Committee and chair of the Finance and Investment Committee. At the UC Davis Graduate School of Management Dolan serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council.
Jim Parsons is a Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank (Nasdaq: SIVB) and runs the Bank’s Associate Development Program (ADP). The ADP recruits recent college graduates and trains them to be lenders and relationship managers to the Bank’s early stage technology and life science clients via an 18 month rotation-based curriculum. Prior to this role, Parsons led SVB’s software practice in San Francisco working directly with clients in the enterprise, applications, media, and consumer spaces.
Prior to joining SVB, Parsons was SVP and Managing Director at Horizon Technology Finance, a specialty venture debt firm. Previous to Horizon, Parsons served as Vice President at GATX Capital/GATX Ventures for 13 years.
Parsons serves on the advisory board for Partners for Growth, a technology focused finance company. He earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from The University of Michigan.