Beckett has over twenty years of Investment Banking experience. He has originated and executed over $100 billion of advisory, capital markets and structured finance transactions for clients such as Telephone and Data Systems, Citizens Communications, BellSouth, Ionex, IXC Communications, Cincinnati Bell and ITC^DeltaCom among many others. Most recently Mr. Beckett was a Managing Director in charge of Harris Nesbitt's Communications and Internet Media banking practice. Prior to Harris Nesbitt, Mr. Beckett was a Managing Director at Bear Stearns in the Telecommunications Group where he was responsible for clients ranging in size from start up to large cap across the wireline, wireless, data and satellite sectors. Prior to working at Bear Stearns, Mr. Beckett spent 13 years at Credit Suisse First Boston in the Media/Communications investment banking, Debt Capital Markets and Asset Securitization Groups. At CSFB, Mr. Beckett covered clients in the Communications, Transportation, Financial, Utility, Energy and Consumer Products sectors. Mr. Beckett graduated from the University of Chicago with honors in 1986 with a B.A. in Economics.