Mark Sunshine

CEO, SPW Capital Partners

Mark Sunshine is the President and CEO of M.A. Sunshine Capital and its sister company SPW Capital Partners, firms that specialize in providing financial advisory services and fixed income investment management.

Prior to founding SPW Capital Partners and M.A. Sunshine Capital, Mr. Sunshine was the President of of First Capital and the president and CEO of Siemens First Capital. Both companies are global commercial lenders.

Mr. Sunshine had overall responsibility for the management and financial and corporate planning for the companies.

Prior to being member of the First Capital team, he was a Managing Director at Westwood Capital (of which he is a founding partner), an investment bank that specializes in meeting the needs of the commercial finance industry. Prior to Westwood Capital, Mr. Sunshine held senior positions with Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. (where he worked in the Financial Institutions Group and the Fixed Income Capital Market Group and served as CFO for a NYSE listed closed-end mutual fund) and Prudential-Bache Securities, Inc. He previously practiced law at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan and was an accountant with Coopers & Lybrand.

Mr. Sunshine is a regular guest commentator on FOX Business Network and has also appeared on CNBC. He is widely recognized in the media and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, FORTUNE, CFO and many others.

Mr. Sunshine taught accounting at the University of Michigan and received his B.A. and B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from the University of Michigan.