J.D. Delafield is the Chairman, CEO and President of Delafield Hambrecht, Inc. Previously, he co-founded WR Hambrecht + Co., an Internet and auction technology driven investment bank, and held a number of positions including Chief Operating Officer. Prior to WR Hambrecht + Co., J.D. worked at Morgan Stanley in investment banking in New York and Singapore and at The Coca-Cola Company in Beijing. J.D. holds a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Andy Lufkin founded the Delafield Hambrecht Micro Cap Value Fund in June 2004. His resume includes over 25 years of finance either in investment banking or investment management. Mr. Lufkin joined Delafield Hambrecht in 2003 as the firm's CFO and Director of Asset Management. Prior to joining Delafield Hambrecht, he spent 17 years in investment banking at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (ten years), Waechter Lufkin LLC (five years) and WR Hambrecht+Co (two years). Before joining DHI, he served as Chief Operating Officer and CFO for a New York-based hedge fund. Mr. Lufkin graduated from Colby College and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.
John joined Delafield Hambrecht in March 2007, and brings 21 years of finance, sales and marketing, operations, and senior management experience to the firm. Prior to joining Delafield Hambrecht, John served as CEO of Saltmine, Inc., an interactive design and development software firm headquartered in Seattle, WA. Saltmine, a portfolo company of Waechter Lufkin, LLC., was sold in 2006. John co-founded Waechter Lufkin in 1997, and served as Principal of the Seattle-based Broker Dealer specializing in seed-stage private placements. Prior to this, John served as Vice President of Marketing and Operations for Northland Communications Corporation, a national provider of cable and internet services. Prior to Northland, John helped form the data and video communications division of GTE, and he began his career in sales and marketing with the Xerox Corporation. John graduated from Whitman College and received an MBA from the University of Washington.
Carol joined Delafield Hambrecht in March 2002, and brings 20 years of administrative and operations experience to us. Prior to Delafield Hambrecht, Carol spent a couple of years with Nimble Technology, Inc., a data integration software company in Seattle, Washington. Prior to this, she spent several years working with Tom Alberg at Madrona Investment Group and McCaw Cellular Communications. In addition, Carol spent 10 years in the corporate finance group at Perkins Coie.