Shannon Clyne is the managing director of Hankin Investment Banking, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, and strategic financial advisory services. He is also managing director of business valuation services for Hankin & Co. In those capacities Mr. Clyne directly supervises the firms' investment banking and business valuation activities as well as the design, implementation, and use of the firms' proprietary systems supporting transaction management and business valuations.
Prior to joining Hankin Investment Banking and Hankin & Co., Mr. Clyne completed a fourteen-year career with Bank of America NT & SA as senior vice president, chief investment officer, and chairman of the Investment Committee. In that role and in prior responsibilities, Mr. Clyne formulated and directed the bank's investment policy and research for the bank's fiduciary accounts. He designed and supervised the development of computer-based models for the analysis and management of internationally diversified investment portfolios.
In 1986 Mr. Clyne was appointed by President Reagan as a founding member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, responsible for the formulation of investment and management policies for the federal employee retirement system created by Congress in June 1986.
Prior to joining Bank of America, Mr. Clyne was a partner in the law firm of Hahn, Cazier & Leff (the predecessor of the Los Angeles office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP) where he had an extensive mergers, acquisitions, and securities practice and later headed the firm's tax department.
Mr. Clyne earned a BA from Stanford University in 1965, a JD from Stanford Law School in 1968, and a Masters in Taxation from the University of Southern California Graduate School of Management in 1978. He is a member of the State Bar of California. He is also founder and former chairman of the Advisory Board of the University of California Extension Professional Designation Program in Financial Planning, a member of the Board of Trustees of California Institute of the Arts, co-chairman of the Center for Experiments in Art, Information and Technology, and co-founder of the MAESTRO Foundation.
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