Allan R. Tessler
Allan Tessler has been chairman of the board and chief executive officer of International Financial Group, Inc., an international merchant banking firm, since 1987. He is also chairman of the board of Epoch Investment Partners, Inc., formerly J Net Enterprises.
He has previously served as chief executive officer of J Net Enterprises, co-chief executive officer of Data Broadcasting Corporation, now known as Interactive Data Corporation, chairman of Enhance Financial Services Group, Inc. and chairman and principal shareholder of Great Dane Holdings.
Tessler is the lead director and chair of the finance committee of Limited Brands, Inc. and also serves as a director of EnerCrest. He serves as chairman of the board of trustees of the Hudson Institute and is a member of the board of governors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Tessler holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and an L.L.B. from Cornell University Law School.