Mark I. Lev, ESQ.
Mark I. Lev, Esq., 55, Chairman & CEO, is the Founder of Wellfleet Partners, Inc. (Wellfleet). He began his Wall Street career after graduating law school at Emanuel & Co. in 1984 as its Corporate Counsel and then, over the course of four years, the Director of Investment Banking. He then founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of Global Capital Group, Inc. and Global Capital Securities, Inc., a publicly traded investment and merchant banking brokerage firm. Upon the sale of his interest, he then founded and served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Asset Management Inc. (“FAM”), a full service investment and merchant banking brokerage firm until September, 1998. FAM, since its inception in 1990, participated as the Managing, Co or Underwriter in over 100 public offerings and as the Exclusive or Participating Placement Agent in over 200 Private Placements and/or Bridge Loans, had over 500 Registered Representatives, 9 branch offices across the country and did over $1B in business. Mr. Lev, in conjunction with FAMs corporate finance department, assisted in the coordination of the aforementioned investment banking activities. In early 1998, he founded Wellfleet. Mr. Lev was formally associated with M.S. Farrell & Company, Inc., pursuant to a Definitive Purchase Agreement in September, 1998 in which MSF acquired substantially all the assets of FAM for various considerations. Since June 2012 till February 2014, Mr. Lev had been registered with American Capital Partners, L.L.C. (ACP), a 12-year-old full service in dependent securities and brokerage firm located in New York, NY with a clearing agreement with RBC Correspondent Services, a division of RBC Capital Markets Corp. He is now focused on Aracle Capital, a fund created with his son Joshua to invest directly in emerging growth, publically traded national or internationally based companies as well as continuing to manage Wellfleet. To date, Aracle has invested in a half dozen public companies in its first year of formation. Prior to beginning his career on Wall Street, Mr. Lev practiced law at a New York based Law Firm and interned as a law and legislative clerk at the State Capital in Albany, New York for the former Speaker of the House, Assemblyman Sheldon Silver. He is a graduate of Queens College of the City University of New York and Boston University School of Law, is admitted to practice law in New York. He has held a Series 7, 24 and 63 Securities Licenses, and serves on the Board of Directors of various non-profit, local and international organizations, and through the years, public and private companies as well.