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J.D. Delafield

Chairman, CEO and President

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.


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Andy Lufkin

Senior Managing Director, CFO and Director of Asset Management

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, Inc. in 2003 as the firm's CFO and Director of Asset Management. Prior to joining DHI, 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.


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John Waechter

Managing Director, Investment Banking

John joined Delafield Hambrecht, Inc. in March 2007, and brings 21 years of finance, sales and marketing, operations, and senior management experience to the firm. Prior to joining DHI, 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.


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Quynh Pham

Managing Director

Quynh recently rejoined Delafield Hambrecht, Inc. in March 2016. She originally joined DHI in 2002 as the firm's Biotechnology Analyst, eventually becoming a portfolio manager before her departure in 2010. In the interim years, Quynh raised her family and returned to work: first as the Director of Investor Relations at Trupanion, Inc. then at Zillow Group, Inc. Prior to joining DHI she spent six years as a research scientist at the University of Washington working with science luminaries Maynard Olson, Leroy Hood, and Michael Smith Ph.D. Ms. Pham received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Washington. 


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Carol Black

Director of Finance & Operations and Corporate Secretary

Carol joined Delafield Hambrecht, Inc. 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.