Alan J. Rude

Mr. Rude is an Advisor of ALFG Investments Private Equity. He has over 30 years of senior level experience in securities sales and trading, corporate finance and entrepreneurial activities. Mr. Rude has held financial management positions at Celanese Corporation and American Home Products. He was a Senior Vice President of PaineWebber Inc., where he sold and traded money market instruments, U. S. Treasury and mortgage-backed securities. Mr. Rude developed the term repurchase agreement product, which is now the basic short-term investment vehicle for money market funds and governmental agencies. Mr. Rude’s corporate finance activities include developing business plans; sourcing start-up and second stage venture capital investments, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Rude received his BA in economics (with honors) from Cornell University and an MBA in finance from the Harvard Business School. He has been listed in Who’s Who in Finance and has taught courses as a professor in the New York University School of Continuing Education.