Senior Professionals

Jay Sebben

Founder and CEO

Jay Sebben is the Founder and CEO of Fultonbridge. He began his career as a Senior Consultant in the Transaction Services Group at KPMG before becoming a key Financial Analyst in Corporate Development at True North Communications. Jay co-founded Fultonbridge in 2000. Then a tech-focused merchant bank, he began buying small technology companies and incubating new venture ideas. This led to the founding of L Street Corporation, a venture holding company focused on buying and building middle market businesses. Jay also served on several Boards, including Who Care Chicago and Nature’s America Company.

Mr. Sebben graduated with a BBA in Accounting with an emphasis in Entrepreneurial Finance from the University of Iowa.

Stanley G. Koss

Managing Director

Stanley G. Koss is a Managing Director at Fultonbridge, with approximately 30 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience. Mr. Koss began his career working with industrial and manufacturing businesses at The Chicago Corporation. He then went on to work at Bankers Trust and CIBC Oppenheimer before moving to Bear Stearns’ Leveraged Finance Department as a Vice President. After leaving Bear Stearns in 2002, Stan co-founded an M&A Advisory firm called TTK Partners with two former colleagues. After more than a decade here, TTK was sold to Loop Capital. Since then, Mr. Koss has been involved in a variety of entrepreneurial ventures and invested in several small businesses with the holding company L Street Corporation. Stan is a lifelong dealmaker, having been in involved in over 50 closed transactions, totaling over $10 billion. and he continues to advise corporate clients in the industrial and manufacturing sectors. 

Mr. Koss graduated with a BA in Economics and Psychology with high honors from the University of Michigan. He is FINRA licensed for the Series 7, 63 and 79. 

Carolyn Eckert

Senior Vice President

Carolyn Eckert serves is a Senior Vice President with over 20 years of Accounting and Economics experience. Ms. Eckert began her career with EDC Technologies in 2002 as Finance Manager overseeing and coordinating monthly budgeting, reporting, and forecasting. When EDC was acquired by L Street Corporation in 2007, Ms. Eckert worked alongside CEO Jay Sebben to support L Street’s advancement and evolution to incorporate Fultonbridge Partners as a deal advisor for the holding company. Carolyn assists in the acquisition and disposition of various facets of L Street Corporation, as well as offers advisory and consultative services on transactional affairs for Fultonbridge Partners.

Ms. Eckert is CPA and earned her BA in Accounting from DeVry University, graduating Suma Cum Laude.