Lewis Mason has been engaged in the Investment Banking and brokerage industry for the past 30 years. His experience spans boutiques to bulge bracket firms in a variety of capacities. The vast majority of his career has primarily been in the origination and placement of privately negotiated transactions across most industries and structures. Some of the many career achievements include being named as a member of the Presidents Council while at Smith Barney, co- founding multiple Broker Dealers specializing in private placements; as well as launching the Venture Debt practice at various firms. Lew attended the Lubin School of Business at Pace University and received his B.S. degree in business economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta. He currently holds the series 7, 63, and 79 licenses at a registered FINRA Broker-Dealer.
Jay Spindel has been a Wall Street Executive for over three decades. He has managed several boutique Hedge Funds and Broker-Dealers over the course of his career. He has utilized multiple disciplines including Convertible Arbitrage, managing Special Situation and Event-Driven portfolios, as well as participating in private placements. He also was a Nasdaq Level 2 Market Maker in over 30 small-cap securities. Jay has been quoted in multiple press articles and made several television appearances on “Stars and Dogs”, a feature on Business News Network (Canada). He received his B.S. degree from the State University of New York at Albany, with a Double Concentration in Finance and Management. He currently holds Series 24, 7, 57 and 63 licenses at a registered FINRA Broker-Dealer.
Brad Carlson is a trusted, independent transaction advisor, providing deal execution support and CFO services across industries. He’s a well-rounded “athlete”, who brings investment, corporate strategy, operating and accounting experience across asset classes, industries, and economic cycles. Previously, he worked as an Associate in BofA’s Leveraged Finance Group, where he underwrote senior and mezzanine financings in support of private equity sponsors’ buyout and recap transactions. Brad’s specialty is delivering objective, fact-based advice in support of mission critical M&A/capital-raise and preparing institutional investor-grade deal materials: financial, valuation and FP&A models.