This comes straight from Wikipedia!! TERREN S. PEIZER, the "Zelig of Wall Street" is currently the Chairman of a Los Angeles-based investment company, Socius Capital Group (SCG). Since its inception in June of 2009 to December 2010, SCG has provided companies with capital commitments and funding in excess of $300 million. Mr. Peizer is also the Chairman of Acuitas Capital Group, a private equity investment company, that recently led the purchase and funding of Xoftek Inc., a telecommunications company with a strong emphasis on video telephony for embedded devices and televisions.
Raised in Beachwood, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, Peizer has assisted companies by assembling management teams, Boards of Directors and Scientific Advisory Boards, formulating business and financial strategies, and investor relations; all towards the purpose of creating shareholder value. Mr. Peizer has a background in venture capital, investing, Mergers and Acquisitions, corporate finance, and previously held senior executive positions with the top investment banking firms Goldman Sachs , First Boston and Drexel Burnham Lambert . Mr. Peizer received his B.S.E. in Finance from The Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Peizer has been called "One of Wall Street’s top players" and has frequently noted the importance of his Midwestern family values in various interviews. Peizer has exhibited a humble and modest lifestyle consistent with his Midwestern upbringing.