Jack Lucid is a Managing Director on Benchmark’s Investment Banking team. For over 30 years, he has focused on helping private companies raise capital through debt and equity financing. He commenced his career at The Chase Manhattan Bank in the Credit Department and then the Media & Telecom group. He was one of the first commercial bankers that moved to the investment banking side at Lehman Brothers to help build out their leveraged finance business. At Merrill, he worked in the New York and London offices as a Senior Leveraged Finance and Media & Telecom Investment Banker. He also spent a portion of his career at Jefferies Finance. Most recently, Mr. Lucid has been appointed President of a manufacturing business that serves the steel industry. He graduated from Colgate University with an A.B. in History and East Asian Studies-Japanese.