Daniel J. Mullane is a Managing Principal at HJ Sims. He is the former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of The Advest Group, Inc., a New England based NYSE member firm with brokerage and trust banking operations. A 28-year veteran of the securities industry, he joined Advest in 1991, was named president of the firm in 2003 and assumed the additional role of chief executive officer and chairman in 2004.
Mr. Mullane attended Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA and majored in management science. He completed his B.S. at Charter Oak State College in New Britain, CT. Mr. Mullane also earned a certificate for special studies in administration and management at Harvard University and completed three executive business programs at MIT. He is a graduate of the Securities Industry Institute conducted at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
In 2003, Mr. Mullane was formerly named one of the “50 Most Influential Irish Americans on Wall Street” by Irish America Magazine. He completed staff training at the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School and served as a member of the corporation for the school. In addition, he is an avid supporter of the United Way, Dana Farber Children’s Cancer Institute and many other charitable and community causes. He served a four-year term on the board of directors of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the State’s largest business organization, with 10,000 member companies through Connecticut. He is a former President of and current trustee for the Connecticut Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America.