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Rainer Twiford is President of Brookline Investments. Rainer focuses on structuring private equity and venture capital financing, having completed transactions in healthcare, technology, and biotechnology. He was a founder of Keys Holding Group, LLC, a behavioral health business sold to a public company for $230mm in the Fall of 2005. Rainer has served on the board of several private companies, one NYSE traded company (Care Investment Trust) and several charitable organizations. Rainer was formerly a partners with Trammell Crow Company and practiced law in New Orleans. Mr. Twiford has a B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Mississippi, a M.A. from the University of Akron and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.

Madding King is a Principal at Brookline Investments.  He is also the President of Brookline Group, a FINRA registered Broker-Dealer, and holds the FINRA Series 3,6,7,24 and 66 designations.  Formerly, Madding served as a Proprietary/Independent Trader at the Chicago Board of Trade from 1998 through February 2007 where he focused on fixed income derivatives.  He has served as a board member for multiple private companies ranging in scope from technology to wireless communications and life sciences. Mr. King received a B.A. with extensive work in Business Administration and Economics from Vanderbilt University in 1997.

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Mr. Jacobus is a Managing Director at Brookline Investments, Inc.  Bob brings a wide range of experience to Brookline, with a career that has spanned biomedical engineering, securitization structuring, investment banking and entrepreneurial ventures.  He has also served as a missionary in Central America, and as an adjunct professor of finance and Executive-in-Residence at Birmingham-Southern College.  Mr. Jacobus earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado, an MBA from the University of Denver, and a master’s degree in Finance from the University of Alabama.  He also is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program Charterholder.

Brookline Investments, Inc., is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.  Brookline serves its investment clients by seeking out unique investment opportunities, primarily focusing on early stage companies in the biomedical and tech sectors. 


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