Our Team

For decades our team has delivered exceptional, personal service to our clients. Meet the professionals who become your partner by getting to know you and building a deep understanding of your financial goals and needs, and then putting these ideas and strategies to work for you and your family.

Michael Kramer

CEO, B. Riley Wealth Management

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mkramer@brileywealth.com

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Dr. Kramer is currently the CEO of B. Riley Wealth Management, a division of B. Riley Capital Management, LLC (until February 2015 known as MK Capital Advisors, LLC). Previously Dr. Kramer served as a Principal of MK Capital Advisors, LLC from its formation in 2012 until February 2015. MK Capital Advisors provided advisory services to high net-worth families including managing municipal bond portfolios.

Dr. Kramer obtained his MD from the University of Pennsylvania and served on the staff of Mt. Sinai Hospital from 1989 through 1999. Dr. Kramer also holds a BA from Rutgers University. He is a licensed and board-certified Cardiologist, although he no longer practices medicine.

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  • 2004 – June 2012 Managing Director of Landenburg Thalmann Asset Management (“LTAM”) where he provided high net-worth advisory services to individuals and families including managing municipal bond portfolios for many of his clients.
  • October 2003 – June 2005 Investment Representative at NBGI
  • December 2000 – October 2003 Principal at Stonewall Capital LLC, a New York investment partnership which invested US equities, options and futures which he founded in 2000. He also served as portfolio manager and trader.
  • 1994 – 1998 Owned and operated Gotham Practice Management, a physician management firm based in New York which he founded. 

Mark Klein

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mklein@brileywealth.com

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Mr. Klein is a graduate of J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, with a Masters of Management Degree and Bachelors of Business Administration Degree with high distinction from Emory University. He works for B. Riley Wealth Management, a division of B. Riley Capital Management, LLC (until February 2015 known as MK Capital Advisers, LLC) as an  Investment Advisor. Mr. Klein has held significant management positions throughout his career including Chief Executive Officer and as members of several Boards of Directors.

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  • May 2015 – Present Director of Atlantic Alliance Acquisition Corp (a SPAC)
  • March 2013 – December 2014 Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of the Board of National Holdings Corporation
  • May 2011 Cofounded and joined the Board of Directors of GSV Capital, a business development company focused on equity investments in private growth companies
  • May 2011 – April 2014 Director of Crumbs Bake Shop, Inc.
  • April 2010 – May 2011 Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Crumbs Bake Shop, Inc.
  • January 2010 – Present Managing Member of M. Klein & Company, LLC
  • May 2009 – August 2014 Director of Great American Group
  • March 2007 – July 2009 Chief Executive Officer and Director formerly Alternative Asset Management Acquisition Corporation
  • September 2006 – March 2007 Chairman of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc.
  • April 2005 – September 2006 Chief Executive Officer and President of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc., the parent of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc.
  • April 2005 – September 2006 Chief Executive Officer of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Inc., a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc.
  • March 2000 – March 2005 Chief Executive Officer and President of NBGI Asset Management, Inc. and NBGI Securities, which were U.S. subsidiaries of the National Bank of Greece

Chuck Hastings

Portfolio Manager, B. Riley Asset Management

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chastings@brileyam.com

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Based in Los Angeles, California, Chuck Hastings is a Portfolio Manager at B. Riley Asset Management, a division of B. Riley Capital Management, LLC. Prior to joining B. Riley Asset Management, Mr. Hastings was head of trading for GPS Partners, LLC, a hedge fund, where he traded in equities, fixed income securities, options and commodities. He also previously worked at Morgan Stanley in New York as a fixed income trader. Mr. Hastings earned a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University.

Jonathan Mitchell

Managing Director

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jmitchell@brileywealth.com

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Jonathan currently serves as a Managing Director at B. Riley Capital Management, LLC (until February 2015 known as MK Capital Advisors, LLC). In his role at B. Riley Capital Management, LLC, Jonathan helps oversee investment portfolios, while simultaneously providing an array of integrated family office services, and is a registered representative with its broker-dealer affiliate, B. Riley FBR, Inc. He holds a BA degree from the Bristol Business School of the University of the West of England.

Mr. Mitchell’s career began in 2004 with JP Morgan, since then he’s held several prominent wealth management roles and presently serves on the Advisory Board for Lepe Partners, LLP and GSV Capital.

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  • May 2015 – Present Director of Atlantic Alliance Acquisition Corp (a SPAC)
  • May 2009 – June 2013 Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Capital Partners, a global investment company and private investment vehicle
  • 2005 – 2009 Equities Manager at Cullen Investments, a single-family office, which made special situation investments (including SPACs), based in London and Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2004 – 2005 Worked with JP Morgan

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