William B. Wigton
Bill is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Merrion Financial Group. He began his career as a Government Bond salesman at Morgan Guaranty Trust in 1970, was a member of the Morgan Stanley Fixed Income Department, and later became Senior Vice President of the Government Bond Department at Dillon Reed. Prior to forming Merrion in 1989, Bill was a General Partner of Lazard Frères & Co.
Bill received his B.A. in Economics from Lynchburg College, and has twice served as Trustee of the College. Bill has also served as Trustee of the American Diabetes Association, Wardlaw-Hartridge School, Berkshire School, Hurricane Island Outward Bound School, and he is currently a Trustee of the Hillside Cemetery Association. Additionally, Bill was a former Dirtector of Maxcor International, Munn Bernhard Investment Management Co., and College Savings Bank.
David E. Erb
David is Chief Investment Officer, and Portfolio Manager of Merrion Investment Management. Prior to joining Merrion, David was Managing Director, Corporate Development for Bank of America Commercial Finance (1995-2001). Prior engagements include leverage corporate finance investing for Bank of America (1991-1994) and institutional pension fund management for GE Investments (1980-1990). David received his B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Colgate and his M.B.A. from New York University.
John P. Callahan
John joined Merrion in May 2012 and is a Managing Director of Merrion Investment Management Co. with a focus on marketing, customer relations and investment advisory. John has over thirty years experience in capital markets and asset management and held senior positions at major financial institutions including Credit-Suisse, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), Goldman Sachs, and Salomon Brothers. He has significant experience in Leveraged Finance, Private Equity, Investment Banking, Marketing, and Asset Management.
John earned a BA from Boston College and MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. John currently serves on the Board of St. Mary’s Abbey/Delbarton School and the Normandy Beach Improvement Association.
Randolph C. Rogers
Randy joined Merrion in 2004 and is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Merrion, Randy had been a Vice President in the Finance Department at Goldman Sachs. He is a past president of the Board of Trustees of the Wardlaw-Hartridge School. Randy received his B.A. in Economics from Williams College and his M.B.A. from New York University.
Alexander C. Weil
Alex joined Merrion in 2008 and is Chief Operating Officer of Merrion Investment Management. Prior to joining Merrion, Alex was a Specialist on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for Bear Wagner, and a partner in Punk Ziegel and Co. Alex received his B.A. in Biology from Bucknell University and his Sc.M. from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.