Bryan brings an extensive investment banking background to Woodbridge clients. His transaction experience includes all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital raisings and valuation analyses. Prior to joining Woodbridge, Bryan served as COO for Jones Companies, having been promoted from VP, Partnerships, Strategy & Corporate Development. Previously, Bryan led and successfully negotiated transactions across a range of industries for BMO Capital Markets. Earlier in his career, he worked as an analyst at Bank of New York and Putnam Lovell NBF. Bryan earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Colorado at Boulder.
With over 25 years’ experience, Rez Mahboubi is a seasoned M&A and Corporate Development executive with extensive global experience sourcing, structuring and executing M&A, private equity and strategic investment transactions across a wide range of industries. Prior to joining Woodbridge , Rez led various M&A transactions involving public and privately-held companies. Earlier in his career, Rez held investment banking positions at BNP Paribas, Barclays and JP Morgan. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Glasgow and an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School with majors in finance and strategy. He is also a UK Chartered Management Accountant.
Based in the Washington, DC area, Goldie has over 15 years of international investing and consulting experience in emerging markets, with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to joining Woodbridge, Goldie was responsible for private equity transactions for the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IADB) private sector arm in Washington, DC. She has completed transactions in industries such as food & beverage, energy efficiency, education, housing, financial institutions and fund of funds. Earlier in her career, Goldie was a consultant at the Wharton Small Business Development Center and at Zemi Communications. She earned an MBA from UPENN’s Wharton School with majors in Finance and Management, an MA in Political Science from Hebrew University, and a BA in International Relations from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).
Derek is an accomplished corporate development and mergers and acquisitions professional with extensive finance and mergers and acquisitions experience across industries. Prior to joining Woodbridge, Derek was the Vice President of Corporate Development for Sony DADC New Media Solutions, Sony’s cloud-based platform-as-a-service digital video distribution service. In his executive role at Sony, Derek led all potential acquisitions, divestitures and investments, corporate development, long-range planning, forecasting and oversaw the Global Video P&L. As part of his role, Derek was on Sony DADC New Media Solutions Executive Management Committee.
Prior to Sony, Derek led and sold his family’s 35-employee audio/video installation business, was a financial and strategic consulting to a number of companies across industries, and led strategic planning for EMI Music. He began his post-business school career managing mergers and acquisitions for EY.
Derek holds an MBA in Finance from the Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and a BS in Business Administration from Miami University (OH).
Ash is an accomplished mergers and acquisitions professional with a background in negotiation, corporate planning and business strategy. Prior to joining Woodbridge, Ash served as Director, Planning & Corporate Development for Allstream, a major Canadian communications company. At Allstream, among other responsibilities, Ash managed mergers and acquisitions, which included identifying needs and cultivating acquisition opportunities, overseeing due diligence, negotiating definitive agreements and assisting with integration. Earlier in his career, Ash was a Senior Auditor at AlliedSignal and, earlier, a Senior Associate at PwC. He holds an MSc in Finance from Drexel University, an MBA from the University of Scranton, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Gary has extensive financial advisory experience across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining Woodbridge, Gary was principal of a New York-based, middle-market M&A firm serving a diverse base of clients. Earlier he served as CFO and as a Corporate Development executive for a women’s apparel company. He also has experience performing due diligence for private equity and has worked on Wall Street and at two hedge funds conducting equity research and analysis. Gary holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA in Finance and is Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Prior to joining Woodbridge, Peter led a boutique corporate finance advisory firm serving clients in a variety of countries and industries. Previously, he was Managing Director at Houlihan Smith & Company where he focused on M&A and Private Placements. Peter also held executive positions at ABN AMRO Bank NV for many years, serving in various strategic roles related to international corporate finance. Early in his career, Peter worked for Fuji Bank Ltd. He has worked and studied in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Peter completed the Berkeley Executive Program at UC Berkeley and holds a BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University.
Larry Siebert has broad experience in advising, acquiring, financing and leading small and middle-market private and public manufacturing, distribution and medical technology businesses.
From 2002-2014, he was Chairman and CEO of Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEMI), a company that he took from being a privately held venture-backed start-up to becoming a leading global point-of-care diagnostics company listed on NASDAQ.
Previously Mr. Siebert spent 10 years doing mergers & acquisitions advisory and private placements work with Siebert Associates LLC and Siebert Capital Corp. Mr. Siebert began his professional career, from 1981-1991, with Stanwich Partners Inc., a merchant bank that financed and acquired established middle market manufacturing and distribution businesses.
Larry is a licensed attorney and a member of the Connecticut bar. He holds a JD from The Case Western University School of Law and a BA with Distinction from the University of Connecticut.
Roy D. Sutton, III is a successful C-Level and M&A executive. He brings more than 20 years of experience in corporate P&L and sales management, investment banking and corporate finance to assist clients with projects. Before joining Woodbridge, he was a commercial lender for Union Bank and an owner/partner with the roles of CFO, COO & EVP for several national businesses. Having been a principal or facilitator in over 100 transactions, Roy provides financial and operational advice to entrepreneurs and middle-market business owners on strategies to maximize their company’s value.
Roy works primarily in manufacturing, distribution, business services and IT projects. Roy experience also includes entertainment, art, video and film. After attending the University of Southern California, Roy lived in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Sacramento, Boston and now lives in Jacksonville with his wife and two daughters.
Michael C. Muzzy é especializado em prestar serviços de planejamento estratégico de empresas. Antes de co-fundar sua firma de consultoria Equity Transfers em 1996, Mike foi diretor de finanças e membro do conselho da Bennett X-Ray Technologies. Previamente, ele havia sido gerente de contabilidade e auditoria da Laventhol & Horwath, onde desenvolveu experiência em muitas áreas com companhias do mercado médio em inúmeras indústrias. Mike é membro fundador da Long Island Angel Network, Inc. e é contador oficialmente credenciado e corretor de imóveis licenciado no Estado de Nova York. Ele possui um diploma de bacharel em Administração de Empresa da Adelphi University.