Prior to joining Dresner Partners, Mr. Diaz was a Managing Director and Head of Allegiance Capital's Chicago Office. Before joining Allegiance, Mr. Diaz was a Senior Vice President in the Industrial Group at Houlihan Lokey were he was responsible for the global coverage of the chemicals and alternative fuels industries. Before joining Houlihan Lokey, he was a Vice President at Acquest Advisors (formerly Schnitzius & Vaughan), a Houston-based investment banking boutique specializing in the chemicals, plastics and oil field services sectors. Previously, he was an Associate in J.P. Morgan's Mergers & Acquisitions group where he was responsible for the execution of buy-side and sell-side transactions. He also has worked at Bank of America in the Energy Corporate Finance Group and Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group in the Reorganization Services Group. Prior to earning his MBA, Omar was a project engineer for Amoco in Chicago.
Omar has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. He graduated from the E.W. Kelley Graduate School of Business at Indiana University with an MBA in Finance. He is also a Certified Management Accountant and Certified in Financial Management.