Albert leads the Capital Markets team and is responsible for platform funding and the overall structuring, execution and distribution of Funding Circle’s offerings to institutional and accredited investors. He also serves as President of Funding Circle Securities, the affiliated broker-dealer of Funding Circle USA. Albert was most recently a Director at Telsey Advisory Group. Previously, he spent six years as a Vice President at FBR Capital Markets working with hedge funds, family offices and asset managers on private and public transactions. Prior to that, Albert was an associate at Merrill Lynch Capital. He started his career in investment banking at Deutsche Bank in the Global Media Group. Albert received a BSBA in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University.