L. Dyson Dryden
Mr. Dryden served as President, Chief Financial Officer, and a Director of Capitol Acquisition Corp. III from July 2015 until it completed its business combination with Cision in June 2017. From March 2013 to July 2015, Mr. Dryden served as the Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Capitol Acquisition Corp. II. Mr. Dryden has served as a Director of Lindblad Expeditions since July 2015. Mr. Dryden is also the founder of Dryden Capital Management, LLC, a private investment firm that invests in and builds private companies, and has served as its President since March 2013. From August 2005 to February 2013, Mr. Dryden worked in Citigroup’s Investment Banking division in New York, most recently as a Managing Director where he led the coverage effort for a number of the firm’s Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications clients. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Dryden held the titles of Associate and Vice President at Jefferies & Company, a middle market investment banking firm. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Dryden worked in the investment banking group at BB&T Corporation.
Mr. Dryden holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a dual concentration in finance and management from the University of Richmond.