About Us

We are a research-powered investment bank focused on growth companies.

Lake Street was founded on the premise that a clear focus and a collaborative approach with both investors and corporations is the best strategy for creating value for our clients.

Our Research and Sales & Trading teams work with institutional investors to identify innovative companies best positioned for capital appreciation.  Lake Street's banking team provides timely advice and helps companies access capital. At the core of everything we do is our commitment to providing informed advice and exceptional service to our clients.

Lake Street Team

Mark Argento
Mark Argento
Senior Research Analyst
Founding Partner, Head of Capital Markets
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Rob Brown, CFA
Rob Brown, CFA
Senior Research Analyst
Founding Partner
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 Eric Martinuzzi, CFA
Eric Martinuzzi, CFA
Senior Research Analyst
Founding Partner, Head of Research, Compliance
Full bio
Chris Krueger, CFA
Chris Krueger, CFA
Senior Research Analyst
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Brooks O'Neil
Brooks O'Neil
Senior Research Analyst
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Jaeson Schmidt
Jaeson Schmidt
Senior Research Analyst
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John Godin
John Godin
Research Analyst
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Frank Takkinen
Frank Takkinen
Research Analyst
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Thomas Flaten
Thomas Flaten
Senior Research Analyst
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Tom Cullum
Tom Cullum
Head of Institutional Equity Sales & Trading
Founding Partner, CEO
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Bruce Goldfarb
Bruce Goldfarb
Institutional Equity Sales
Director of Institutional Sales
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Bill Beise
Bill Beise
Institutional Equity Trading
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Steve Austin
Steve Austin
Institutional Equity Sales
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Kevin Manthie
Kevin Manthie
Institutional Equity Sales
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Brett Alber
Brett Alber
Institutional Equity Trading
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Jim Speight
Jim Speight
Institutional Equity Trading
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Aaron Wright
Aaron Wright
Institutional Equity Sales
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Mike Townley
Mike Townley
Head of Investment Banking
Founding Partner, Head of Investment Banking
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Dave McDonald
Dave McDonald
Managing Director, Senior Banker
Head of Life Science Banking
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Rob Martin
Rob Martin
Managing Director, Senior Banker
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Tim Klein
Tim Klein
Managing Director, Senior Banker
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Steve Rickman
Steve Rickman
Managing Director, Senior Banker
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Mark Argento
Mark Argento
Senior Research Analyst
Founding Partner, Head of Capital Markets
Full bio
Rob Brown, CFA
Rob Brown, CFA
Senior Research Analyst
Founding Partner
Full bio
 Eric Martinuzzi, CFA
Eric Martinuzzi, CFA
Senior Research Analyst
Founding Partner, Head of Research, Compliance
Full bio
Tom Cullum
Tom Cullum
Head of Institutional Equity Sales & Trading
Founding Partner, CEO
Full bio
Bruce Goldfarb
Bruce Goldfarb
Institutional Equity Sales
Director of Institutional Sales
Full bio
Mike Townley
Mike Townley
Head of Investment Banking
Founding Partner, Head of Investment Banking
Full bio
Paul McNamee
Paul McNamee
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Administrative Officer
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Enabling Value Creation

Our goal is to identify unique ideas and provide high-quality research to enable our institutional clients to make better investment decisions. We focus on big opportunities by understanding emerging secular trends and identifying innovative companies best positioned to capitalize on them.

We leverage our extensive transaction experience, domain expertise and our broad network of capital markets and industry relationships to deliver informed, unbiased advice and successful transaction outcomes to our clients.

Finding Opportunity, Long-Term Focus

We develop and deploy our intellectual capital to help clients discover opportunity and understand risk. Within select industry verticals, we look for structural changes and new innovations that create investable opportunities.

The companies we seek to identify are those that develop and monetize new technologies to meet a specific industry challenge, as well as companies applying existing technology in a new manner to address new market opportunities.

Join the Lake Street Team

At Lake Street, we believe our employees are our most valuable asset.

Lake Street is growing. We are looking for experienced equity capital markets professionals who have a passion for providing exceptional service and a commitment to excellence. Our culture champions innovative ideas and solutions for our clients. We are building a business where each person is able to positively impact the firm.  The future holds great promise for our clients and for you. For interest in career opportunities, please submit a resume and cover letter to: careers@lakestreetcm.com.

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