Meet Our Executive Management Team

JH Portfolio Debt Equities, LLC has developed a team of experienced professionals from across the banking, specialty finance, compliance and government industries with deep expertise in all functional areas of our business.

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Douglas Jacobsen
Chief Executive Officer

Douglas is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of JH Portfolio Debt Equities, the visionary of the company responsible for overall business strategy as well as driving all merger and acquisition activity. Douglas is a serial entrepreneur with a long track record of success. He is the namesake behind the JH brand and the Founder of Jacobsen Holdings, LLC a successful real estate development company which has developed over $450MM of Class-A retail, office and industrial properties, and whose shopping centers are anchored by Best Buy, Home Depot, Albertsons, Walgreens, and other brand name big box retailers. Doug received his BA from University of California, Los Angeles, and is a member of the Seneca.

Anthony Riggio

As President, Anthony is responsible for business development, acquisitions and operations. Prior to JH, he served as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Acquisitions for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ: ECPG). Prior to Encore, Anthony was an SVP for Washington Mutual Card Services (formerly Providian). Prior to joining WaMu, Anthony was part of the start-up team and led business development operations for a financial service software provider called Obongo, Inc., which was funded by Sequoia Capital and later acquired by AOL. Anthony received his BS in Accounting and Finance from Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from the University of Michigan Business School. He also completed international certifications from WHU Koblenz in Germany and the Stockholm School of Economics.

Chris Raymond
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Analytics

Chris is the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Analytics of JH Portfolio Debt Equities, responsible for all analytics and strategy. Prior to JH, Chris served as Senior Vice President of Recovery Strategies at Bank of America, where he was responsible for the development and execution of recovery strategies on charged off assets for consumer card, consumer lending and business card portfolios totaling over $25B in active inventory across the US, Canada, and European markets. His group developed account treatment and segmentation leveraging various channels such as internal collections, 3rd party agencies, legal networks, asset sales, and offsets. Prior to this role, Chris led the Recovery forecasting and analytics department at Bank of America where he was responsible for annual and monthly financial forecasts of all supported recovery products. His group set monthly goals for internal resources and external vendors utilizing batch track liquidation curves that ensured the division achieved financial targets. Additionally, he was responsible for the corporation’s bankruptcy forecasting and analytics. During his 16-year tenure with Bank of America/MBNA America, Chris held multiple management and strategies related positions in various operational departments. Chris attended Wilmington College and majored in Aviation and Business Management while graduating from Dawn Aeronautics flight school with a Professional Pilot and Flight Instructors license.

Todd Harrington, Esq.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Mr. Harrington is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of JH Capital Group. Prior to JH, he served as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel and then acting President and CEO of sister corporations Datasat Digital Entertainment Inc. and Datasat Technologies Inc. In these positions, Mr. Harrington was responsible for all operational and legal activity, executing the strategic vision of the companies while developing and structuring all strategic relationships and opportunities.  Prior to this, Mr. Harrington was Senior Vice President of Operations and General Counsel at DTS Digital Cinema, Inc.  Before his tenure at DTS Digital Cinema, Inc., he was in private practice at a major national and international law firm.  Mr. Harrington is licensed to practice law in California and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from California State Long Beach and a J.D. from Loyola Law School.