Allan R. Tessler

Allan R. Tessler

International Financial Group, Inc.
Allan R. Tessler

  • Allan R. Tessler has been the CEO of International Financial Group, Inc., an international merchant banking firm, since 1987.
  • With a specialization in the area of turnaround financing, Tessler combines extensive management experience with proficiency in corporate and securities legal matters.
  • Tessler is Chairman Emeritus of The Hudson Institute, a National Governor with The Boys and Girls Club of America, and is a Trustee Emeritus and Presidential Counselor at Cornell University.

Tessler has also served as Co-CEO and Chairman of Data Broadcasting Corporation, now known as Interactive Data Corporation, and formerly served as Chairman of Enhance Financial Services Group, Inc., an insurance holding company he co-founded which was merged into Radian Group. Tessler was also Chairman and a principal shareholder of Great Dane Holdings, a manufacturer of tractor trailers and automobile stampings as well as a property casualty insurer and transportation company. He was engaged as the restructuring CEO of Imperial Corporation of America.

Tessler was Chairman of the Board of Epoch Holdings Corporation, an investment management firm that was sold to Toronto Dominion Bank. He is the lead Director and Chairman of the Finance Committee of L Brands, Inc. and a Director of TD Ameritrade.

Tessler also sits on the Board of Directors of Steel Partners Holding, GP, Inc., sits on the Board of Imperva, Inc., and is a member of the Board of Governors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. He is Chairman of the Board and CEO of Teton Financial Services and Chairman of Rocky Mountain Bank.