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Managing Directors/Directors

Phil Gilbert

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Phil Gilbert
Managing Director/President

Mr. Gilbert is Managing Director and President of PMCF and has more than 25 years of professional experience in acquisitions, divestitures, sale mandates, capital raising, and joint ventures. In addition to leading PMCF, Mr. Gilbert is a founding member of Corporate Finance International, a global alliance of investment banking firms assisting companies seeking acquisitions, alliance partners and buyers throughout Europe, Asia, and North America.

Prior to the formation of PMCF, Mr. Gilbert was a partner with Plante & Moran, PLLC. He earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan. Mr. Gilbert has written numerous articles and is a frequent speaker to business media and organizations on various investment banking topics.

248.223.3326 phil.gilbert@pmcf.com

John Hart

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John Hart
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Mr. Hart is a Managing Director of P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF) and leads the firm’s Plastics & Packaging team. He has over 18 years of professional experience advising clients with company sales, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recap transactions and financings.  Mr. Hart specializes in assisting companies that operate in the plastics and packaging industries and has led the successful completion of more than 20 transactions in these industries over the last 6 years.  He has also provided strategic advisory to numerous companies to assist shareholders with planning for an ultimate sale.  Mr. Hart’s clients have included entrepreneurs, family owned businesses, large international companies and private equity groups.

Mr. Hart has authored over 30 plastics and packaging industry M&A reports and is a frequent speaker at plastics and packaging industry trade conferences. He has also contributed to numerous articles and industry reports relating to plastics and packaging M&A.  Mr. Hart’s network includes many of the strategic players and private equity groups in the plastics and packaging industries.

Prior to joining P&M Corporate Finance, Mr. Hart served as President of a privately held distribution company where he provided strategic direction, operational leadership, and assistance with the ultimate sale of the company. Mr. Hart also worked in the Corporate Value Consulting Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Hart has a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a finance emphasis from Michigan State University, and is a licensed securities representative, holding his Series 7, 24, and 63 registrations.

248.223.3468 john.hart@pmcf.com

Bryan Hughes

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Bryan Hughes
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Mr. Hughes is a Director of P&M Corporate Finance and leads the firm’s Medical Technology team. He has over 10 years of business and transaction advisory experience, specializing in assisting clients with mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private placements, financings, valuation and strategic consulting. Bryan’s clients have ranged from global life sciences companies to small, privately held businesses. In addition to leading the firm’s Medical Technology team, he has also completed transactions in business services, consumer and industrial sectors.

Mr. Hughes earned a B.B.A . with emphasis in finance from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is a licensed securities representative, holding Series 7 and 63 registrations. He has written numerous articles and is a frequent speaker on healthcare investment banking topics.

248.223.3678 bryan.hughes@pmcf.com

Matt Jamison

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Matt Jamison
Managing Director

Mr. Jamison is Managing Director of P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF), and is responsible for managing key client relationships, leading transaction teams and actively marketing the services of PMCF to potential clients. As a Board Member of PMCF, Mr. Jamison also provides overall strategic, operational and financial direction to the firm. Mr. Jamison has over twenty years of professional experience advising clients on strategic and financial alternatives, sale and acquisition transactions, divestitures, recap transactions and financings.

His current and past clients include leading private equity groups, private companies and public corporations in the following sectors: aerospace and defense, automotive, building products, business services, industrials, life sciences, media and technology and plastics and packaging. Mr. Jamison has written numerous articles and is a frequent speaker to business media and industry organizations on various investment banking topics.

Mr. Jamison has significant experience originating and executing deals both domestically and internationally. He has completed numerous cross-border transactions and is Chairman of PMCF’s global investment banking group, Corporate Finance International.

Prior to joining P&M Corporate Finance, Mr. Jamison worked as an international consultant and CPA for Plante and Moran. He received his BA in accounting from Hillsdale College, and earned his MBA from the University of Michigan. He holds his series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.

248.223.3368 matt.jamison@pmcf.com

Patrick McFarlen

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Patrick McFarlen
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Mr. McFarlen is a Director of P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF) and has almost 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and financial consulting assisting public and privately held clients, including many owned by private equity groups, with transaction advisory and M&A services. Mr. McFarlen has extensive experience in business valuation, business transition planning, due diligence, estate and gift tax planning, financial modeling, executive compensation, specialty tax, and other financial strategy and transaction services. Prior to joining PMCF he was a Director at EKS&H Capital Advisors, LLC with the partner expertise developed at EKS&H LLLP (EKS&H) Transaction Advisory Services group.

Mr. McFarlen earned his BS in accounting from the Metropolitan State University of Denver, holds the designation of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and CFA Charterholder and is a licensed securities representative, holding his Series 24, 28, 63, and 79 registrations.

Adams Price

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Adams Price
Managing Director

Mr. Price is a Managing Director of P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF) and has more than 30 years of professional experience in strategic planning and execution for mergers and acquisitions (M&A); transaction development and execution; profit and loss (P&L) management; consulting services delivery in strategic services; software selection and implementation; e-commerce strategy, selection, and implementation; and management consulting. In addition, he has 17 years of direct experience in M&A transactions and capital formation transactions.

Prior to joining PMCF, Mr. Price was the President of EKS&H Capital Advisors, LLC where he successfully led buy-side, sell-side, and strategic advisory projects for clients across industries, including software, business and financial services, energy, manufacturing and distribution, clean tech, and supply chain management. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Growth and contributes to M&A focused events.

Mr. Price received his BSCS in Computer Science and Business at the University of Puget Sound, and earned his MBA from the University of Denver. He is a licensed securities representative, holding his Series 24, 63, and 79 registrations.

303.846.1342 adams.price@pmcf.com

Joe Wagner

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Joe Wagner
Managing Director

Mr. Wagner is a Managing Director with PMCF. He leads the firm’s Distribution group and co-leads the firm’s Diversified Industrials group. He has over 16 years of investment banking experience focused on the execution of buy-side and sell-side M&A advisory, shareholder recapitalizations, leveraged and management buyouts, and the private placement of senior and subordinated debt. He specializes in advising businesses that serve manufacturing, distribution and transportation industries and has represented privately-held and publicly-listed companies and private equity groups both domestically and internationally. He is a frequent speaker and contributor to M&A focused events and publications.

Mr. Wagner earned a BBA with distinction with an emphasis in finance from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and earned an MBA with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University where he earned Beta Gamma Sigma honors. He holds his Series 7, 63 and 24 registrations.

248.603.5254 joe.wagner@pmcf.com

Vice Presidents

Mike Congleton

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Mike Congleton
Vice President

Mr. Congleton is a Vice President with PMCF and is a member of the firm’s Diversified Industrials team. He has assisted clients with business acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, management buyouts, and financing transactions for senior debt, subordinated debt and equity. Mr. Congleton has experience in multiple segments, including consumer, chemicals, manufacturing, and distribution.

Prior to joining PMCF, Mr. Congleton worked as an Investment Banking Associate for Deutsche Bank and D.A. Davidson & Co. Mr. Congleton earned an MBA distinction Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a Bachelors of Science in Economics with high distinction from the United States Naval Academy. He holds his Series 7 and 63 registrations.

Rami Fetouh

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Rami Fetouh

Mr. Fetouh is an Vice President with PMCF and a member of the firm’s Plastics & Packaging Group. He has more than 9 years of investment banking, private equity, and corporate finance experience. Mr. Fetouh’s experience spans private and public enterprises and sell- and buy-side M&A, divestiture, valuation, FP&A, and growth strategy projects.

Prior to joining PMCF, Mr. Fetouh held investment banking analyst and associate positions with an emphasis on middle market transactions and was a member of Gogo Inflight Internet’s international finance team. Mr. Fetouh earned a BBA with high distinction from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a licensed securities representative holding his Series 79, 63, and 82 registrations.

Stephen Fisher

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Stephen Fisher
Vice President

Mr. Fisher is a Vice President with PMCF and a member of the firm’s Plastics & Packaging team. He has a broad range of experience in sell-side and buy-side advisory assignments, having advised public and private companies on merger and acquisition mandates, valuation matters, private placements and financing transactions across a variety of industries.

Prior to joining PMCF, Mr. Fisher worked as a Management Consultant for Plante Moran, a middle market public accounting and business advisory firm, and KPMG, an international audit, tax and advisory firm. Mr. Fisher earned a B.S. in Business Information Systems from Lehigh University and an MBA with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a licensed securities representative holding his Series 79, 63, and 82 registrations.

Jayson Gitt

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Jayson Gitt
Vice President

Mr. Gitt is a Vice President of P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF) and has more than 11 years of experience across a diverse financial services background, including corporate finance initiatives, sourcing and structuring capital for debt and equity transactions, buy-side and sell-side representation. Prior to joining PMCF, he managed complex client portfolios and relationships, raised and managed private equity funds, and has experience in management and financial consulting at EKS&H Capital Advisors, LLC. Jayson has represented business owners and shareholders, corporate clients, entrepreneurs, investors, and lenders in various transactions.

Mr. Gitt received his BS in finance at Southern Nazarene University, and earned his MBA from the University of Denver. He is a licensed securities representative, holding his Series 7, 24, and 66 registrations.

303.796.4349 jayson.gitt@pmcf.com

Brian Gorski

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Brian Gorski
Vice President

Mr. Gorski is a Vice President with PMCF and a member of the firm’s Medical Technology team. Mr. Gorski has over 8 years of transaction advisory experience, having advised public and private companies on merger and acquisition mandates, valuation matters, private placements and financing transactions across a variety of industries.

Prior to joining PMCF, Mr. Gorski worked as a Vice President for Madison Street Capital, an investment banking firm located in Chicago. At Madison Street Capital Mr. Gorski advised clients on merger and acquisition activities, capital raising assignments and corporate strategy. Prior to Madison Street Capital, Mr. Gorski worked as an investment banking Associate with Donnelly Penman & Partners, a Detroit-based investment banking firm. Mr. Gorski graduated from Miami University with a major in Finance and a minor in Spanish (Latin American Studies). He is a licensed securities representative, holding the Series 7 and 63 registrations.

312.602.3623 brian.gorski@pmcf.com

Sagar Janveja

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Sagar Janveja
Vice President

Sagar Janveja is a Vice President with PMCF and member of the firm’s Diversified Industrials team. Mr. Janveja has over 11 years of transaction advisory experience, having advised public and private companies on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, private placements and strategic advisory mandates across multiple industries. Prior to joining PMCF, Mr. Janveja worked as a Vice President at Brown Gibbons Lang & Co. (BGL), an investment banking firm in Chicago. At BGL, Mr. Janveja helped lead the Business Services practice and advised clients on M&A transactions, capital raising assignments, valuations and corporate strategy.

Previously, Mr. Janveja was a Senior Associate at Scott-Macon, Ltd., a New York-based middle market investment bank, and an Associate in the Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Banc of America Securities LLC in New York. Mr. Janveja earned a B.A in English from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A concentrating in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He is a licensed securities representative, holding the Series 7, 31, and 63 registrations.

312.602.3604 sagar.janveja@pmcf.com

Aaron Linnebach

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Aaron Linnebach
Vice President

Mr. Linnebach is a Vice President of P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF) and has a broad range of deal experience focused on the execution of buy-side and sell-side M&A advisory across a variety of sectors, including healthcare technology, medical services, niche manufacturing, specialty distribution, business services, consumer products, and real estate. Prior to joining PMCF, Mr. Linnebach helped develop and launch EKS&H Capital Advisors, LLC by helping middle-market clients buy, sell, and recapitalize their companies.

Mr. Linnebach has a bachelor’s degree from Lewis and Clark State College, and is a licensed securities representative, holding his Series 24, 63, and 79 registrations.

Matt Rupprecht

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Matt Rupprecht
Vice President

Mr. Rupprecht is a Vice President with PMCF and member of the firm’s Business and Technology Services team. He has a broad range of deal experience including the execution of a variety of transactions including buy and sell-side M&A advisory, international transactions, leveraged buyouts, and the placement of senior and subordinated debt. Mr. Rupprecht has extensive experience in business and technology services subsectors including human capital, advertising, facilities management services, managed services, and business process outsourcing. Beyond services providers, he has represented specialty retailers, value-added resellers, and product manufacturers. Prior to joining PMCF, Mr. Rupprecht provided litigation consulting and valuation services for a middle-market focused accounting firm. Mr. Rupprecht earned a BBA with an emphasis in finance and accounting from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, graduating with high distinction. He is a FINRA licensed securities representative, holding his Series 7 and 63 registrations. Mr. Rupprecht is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Dan Sporka

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Dan Sporka
Vice President

Mr. Sporka is a Vice President with PMCF and member of the firm’s Business and Technology Services team. He has 10 years of consulting and transaction advisory experience, having advised companies on merger and acquisition mandates, valuation matters, private placements and financing transactions across a variety of industries. Prior to joining PMCF, Mr. Sporka worked as an Associate for Amherst Partners, an investment banking firm located in Birmingham, Michigan. At Amherst Partners, he advised clients on merger and acquisition activities, capital raising assignments and corporate strategy. Prior to Amherst Partners, Mr. Sporka worked as a valuation consultant and CPA for Plante Moran’s Management Consulting practice, where he performed valuation analyses for transaction and financial reporting purposes. Mr. Sporka also worked for Deloitte’s National Tax Advisory group. Mr. Sporka graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Finance. He is a licensed securities representative, holding the Series 7, 63 and 82 registrations.

248.603.5392 dan.sporka@pmcf.com

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