Wooda is a business valuation analyst, business writer and producer of corporate and industrial videos. Since leaving active duty service in the United States Navy, Wooda has focused primarily on business valuations for merger and acquisition purposes but also for estate and tax purposes. He is an Accredited Valuation Analyst through the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). Wooda earned an MBA from the University of Connecticut and a BFA from New York University in film & video production. He is a Persian Gulf War veteran and still holds a commission as a Commander in the United States Naval Reserve.
Shariefa is a member of our dedicated support team based in South Africa for Woodbridge International. She along with other team members assist with our global outreach campaigns. Shariefa has worked in the retail industry for the last 10 years in the Collections department as a credit advisor as well as marketing and call centre experience.
Rochelle is a member of our dedicated support team based in South Africa for Woodbridge International. She, along with other team members, assist with our global outreach campaigns. Rochelle has 19 years of experience in the Insurance as well as the Marketing industry. She worked for National Brands Ltd for over 8 years in the Accounts Department. Prior to Woodbridge International, she worked for Metropolitan Life as a Claims Consultant.
Prior to joining Woodbridge, Raquel worked in administrative and sales roles for a U.S. consumer products distributor and a major Brazilian telecommunications company. At Woodbridge she is focused on screening interested buyers of the firm’s sell-side clients and handles other deal-related administrative responsibilities. Proficient in Portuguese and Spanish, Raquel holds a BA from Brazil’s UNIFAC University and Certification from the School of Languages in Dublin, Ireland.
Over a 20+ year career Mitch helped create multi-channel campaigns and marketing efforts for brands such as: Samsung, Crocs, Oxford Health Plans, Weizmann Institute of Science, Citibank, Soles United, Wellesley College, American Express and Diet Coke, to name a few. Mitch has a keen ability to quickly and quietly locate the heart of a brand and then rip it out of its chest for the world to see.
Kyle oversees Woodbridge’s underwriting process (due diligence), a component of every sell-side transaction. Clients benefit from Kyle’s comprehensive background in financial consulting for private equity and closely-held businesses. Prior to joining Woodbridge, Kyle served as a manager at CohnReznick, LLP, a leading U.S. accounting and advisory firm. In this role, Kyle specialized in transactional due diligence and litigation support services, including investigative/forensic accounting and valuation services. Kyle is a member of the CT Turnaround Management Association. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), holds an Accredited in Business Valuation Designation (ABV), and earned his Accounting degree from University of Connecticut.
Prior to joining Woodbridge, Greg has spent the last 14 years advising senior executives and business owners. Most recently, he worked for Vistage International where he worked with top professionals to provide leadership training and consulting services to CEOs and business owners looking to address strategic challenges, grow their revenues or develop succession or exit plans. Prior to that he spent several years as a private banker and advisor to family offices and executives and board members of public and private companies and ran a brokerage team representing sellers and buyers in industrial, commercial and multifamily property transactions. He is a graduate of Washington & Lee University, majoring in Economics with additional studies in Corporate Finance.
Robert Koenig fundou a Woodbridge em 1993, após ter desenvolvido a Koenig Corporation, uma companhia de manufatura e distribuição no varejo de material artístico, de $5 milhões para $100 milhões em vendas. Enquanto era presidente da Koenig Corporation, Robert concluiu 30 aquisições adicionais e impulsionou um crescimento orgânico para captar 10% do mercado americano de material artísticoaté a época em que a companhia foi vendida para um comprador estratégico. Desde que começou a liderar a Woodbridge, Robert tem concluído, com sucesso, transações no valor de diversas centenas de milhões de dólares por uma ampla variedade de indústrias. Ele é conhecido por sua integridade, conhecimentos e paixão, assim como por sua excepcional destreza no fechamento de negócios. A inovadora abordagem de Robert quanto a fusões e aquisições, orientada para marketing, e sua habilidade em conseguir o melhor negócio possível para clientes, elevaram a Woodbridge à proeminência da qual ela goza atualmente. Robert possui competências na indústria em bens de consumo, varejo, produtos industriais e setor aeroespacial.
Simon joined Woodbridge International as part of our Business development team. He has since progressed to establish and manage our 1st African office based out of Cape Town, South African. Prior to joining Woodbridge Simon has many years of experience in Hospitality and co-founded a company focused on the production, brand development and export of wine. At Woodbridge, Simon is responsible for operations through Business development and Marketing in North America, Europe & Africa. Simon brings 13 years of marketing experience to Woodbridge and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa and has completed studies in Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship.
Since 2004, Marni has brought over 20 years of experience as a financial professional overseeing the organization’s research and IT initiatives. The complexities of growing the firm, its strategic and operational solutions and what it takes to get it done leverage her diverse talents. Before joining Woodbridge, she was IT Project Manager for the Marketing/Finance team at Pitney Bowes. Along with a business degree with specialization in Management Information Systems from Western Connecticut State University, Marni brings tremendous experience, leadership, and knowledge to her clients and influences the culture that makes Woodbridge unique.