Service Provders

Amalgamated Capital has tapped Mary D’Souza to be its business development officer. She will report to Robert Love, who directs the AmalCap division. D’Souza was a managing director at GE Capital in New York.

Asset management firm Baird has appointed Owen L. Hart as managing director in its M&A practice. An investment banker with 25 years of advisory experience, Hart will support Baird’s M&A activities across multiple sectors, including consumer, technology, business services and real estate. He will be based in the firm’s San Francisco office.

The investment bank Livingstone has added Thomas Geen, Colin O’Callaghan, Adam Lucas and Colin Monasterio to the firm’s growing Chicago team. Geen and O’Callaghan join Livingstone’s team as associates, supporting the firm’s M&A and capital raising activities across multiple sectors. Adam Lucas and Colin Monasterio join Livingstone as research and financial analysts.

Global digital risk management and investigations firm Stroz Friedberg has appointed Chad Pinson as managing director. Based in the firm’s Dallas office, Pinson joins Stroz Friedberg from Baker Botts, where he developed a national litigation practice litigating and advising clients in privacy, data security, data breach, data access, identity theft, e-commerce, class action, class arbitration, consumer, credit, deceptive trade practices, fraud, and banking and financial transaction matters.

Taylor Capital Group, general partner and investment manager of the Mountain West Debt Fund, has named two new advisers: Michael Sansom, a principal at Sussex Group; and Harold Turley, the owner and executive vice president of Tetra. Taylor Capital Group has offices in Salt Lake City and Henderson, Nev.