Roseville, CA – DCA Partners (“DCA”), a rapidly growing, diversified financial services firm headquartered in Roseville, CA, is thrilled to announce the promotion of Brent Haapanen to Partner.

Brent joined DCA Partners in 2018 and has consistently demonstrated exceptional talent and dedication to the firm and its clients. Over the past five years, he has helped lead many of the firm’s largest and most successful M&A transactions for some of the region’s most notable companies.

“Brent’s unique combination of strong technical expertise, approachable demeanor, exceptional communication skills and creative problem-solving talents have allowed him to deliver exceptional results for our clients,” says Curt Rocca, DCA’s Managing Partner. “Clients rave about his 24×7 accessibility and the results that he delivers. His promotion to Partner is a no-brainer,” Rocca concluded.

Brent has a wealth of experience in the financial industry, with a focus on complex corporate finance and investment banking matters. He has advised clients on a wide range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, and restructuring and reorganizations. While serving clients across a broad spectrum of industries, DCA’s M&A advisory team has a particular expertise in Food and Agribusiness, Energy Services, and Industrial and Construction Services.

Before joining DCA, Brent worked as an Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase and prior to that as a Vice President in Deutsche Bank’s Capital Markets group in both New York City and San Francisco. He holds a Masters of Business and Administration from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a BA from Pepperdine University. He is active on three local non-profit Boards: The ARC of Placer County, The Placer County Sheriff’s Council, and the Berkely-Haas Alumni Network for Greater Sacramento.


About DCA Partners
DCA Partners is a diversified financial services firm operating three synergistic business lines. DCA’s Mergers & Acquisitions advisory group advises clients across a broad spectrum of transaction-related dynamics, specializing in family-owned transactions with both buyers and sellers. The firm’s Private Equity team invests growth and buyout capital into promising, growth-oriented businesses throughout the Western U.S. DCA’s Family Office investment platform provides institutional-quality debt and equity capital to talented real estate, real assets and private equity sponsors.

DCA Partners continues to hire for new positions throughout its M&A, private equity, and real estate lines of business. For information about professional opportunities, visit or contact DCA at

Barbara Urbani
Director of Marketing and Administration
DCA Partners
(916) 960-5350