Daniel L. Black '82

Dan Black '82Managing Partner
The Wicks Group

New York, New York

Elected 2019 (Alumni Trustee)
A.B. Dartmouth College

Daniel L. Black is Managing Partner of The Wicks Group, a New York based private equity firm that invests in middle market technology enabled information businesses. He leads all aspects of managing Wicks including investment strategy, talent management, governance and oversight. Prior to Wicks, Mr. Black had a 21 year career of executive level positions in investment banking and private equity in New York and Los Angeles at The Bank of New York.

Mr. Black is the lead independent director for the Advent Claymore Convertible Securities & Income Fund (NYSE – "AVK") and serves on the boards of all Wicks portfolio companies including EZ Shield, Bisnow and Screen Engine. He serves on the executive board of Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership, which leverages lacrosse as a tool in urban school districts to drive engagement and improved outcomes for middle and high school students.

Mr. Black graduated from Dartmouth in 1982, has served on the Dartmouth Alumni Council, is a member of the 1769 Society and serves as President of his class. He has two daughters and lives in New York City.