D.A. Davidson & Co. — The Great Falls, Mont.-based investment firm hired Mark Kelleher as vice president. Kelleher will be part of D.A. Davidson’s coverage of the enterprise infrastructure services sector, where he will focus on cloud computing and big data analytics. He will be based in the firm’s Boston office. Kelleher was previously with Dougherty and Co. He has covered technology for over 20 years for firms that include Adams Harkness Small Cap Growth Fund (MUTF: ASCGX) and Boston-based investment bank Tucker Anthony.
Gaw Capital Partners USA — The Hong Kong private equity firm has named Ashish Gupta as senior vice president. Gupta will be working out of the firm’s New York office where he will be responsible for sourcing new U.S. investments for the company in variously markets. Gupta previously worked as a senior vice president at the now defunct investment bank Lehman Brothers. Gaw Capital focuses on the real estate sector.