Dan Alpert is a founding managing partner of Westwood Capital, LLC, and its affiliates. He has more than thirty years of international merchant banking and investment banking experience, including a wide variety of workout and bankruptcy related restructuring experience. He has researched and written extensively on the housing and credit bubbles and the resulting economic crisis, and is widely quoted in print outlets, including theĀ Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Reuters, the Associated Press, Bloomberg, Forbes, and Fortune. He is a frequent guest commentator on the principal business news networks, including Bloomberg, CNBC, and Fox Business News, and also appears on CNNI and the BBC.

Prior to forming Westwood Capital in 1995, he was a senior banker and partner of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. Alpert holds a BA in public policy from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Age of Oversupply, a book on global macroeconomics, which was released in September 2013.