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David Kelman

David Kelman

Managing Director


New York

[email protected] | (212) 271-3784 | v-Card

David is a Managing Director in Stifel’s Consumer & Retail Investment Banking Group responsible for overseeing U.S. cannabis investment banking.

Prior to joining Stifel, David was the Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for Viridian Capital Advisors, the first FINRA-licensed investment bank focused exclusively on the emerging cannabis industry. Prior to Viridian, David oversaw strategic transactions for a Colorado-based cannabis company with multi-state operation. He also spent nearly a decade at Bear Stearns, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), Credit Suisse, and Banc of America Securities working in the areas of M&A, distressed transactions, and healthcare investment banking.

David holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a BA from Babson College.