Russell S. Tolander

Managing Director


Russell S. Tolander is managing director at Capital Alliance Corp., where he works on sell-side mergers & acquisitions across several industries.

Russ assists clients within several sectors, including tech-enabled manufacturing and distribution companies, consumer & e-commerce companies, communications equipment companies, and the energy E&P supply chain, among others.

He also assists micro- and small-cap public companies in examining strategic alternatives.

Russ brings Capital Alliance clients over 20 years of institutional sales, research and investment management experience specific to the small capitalization public equity marketplace.

He was most recently with Roth Capital Partners in Dallas, where he managed a proprietary fund that invested in undervalued micro-cap special situation companies. In prior roles at Roth Capital, he was managing director of Institutional Sales and Research.  Before becoming involved in capital markets, he was a research associate at RJ Rudden Associates, where he provided management consulting services to public utilities.

Russ holds an MBA from the University of Iowa and a bachelor’s degree in energy engineering from the University of Arizona.

Strategic alternatives for micro-cap public companies