Allen DAngelo M.S., President & CEO


Allen DAngelo M.S.

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Areas of Expertise:

Retail, MedTech, Financial Services, Cosmetology, Publishing, Consumer Products & Services, Industrials, Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategy

Education:

Undergraduate:

California State University, Business Administration, Marketing

Graduate:

Master of Science, Texas A&M University, Business Administration

Mr. Allen DAngelo M.S. has advised hundreds of companies, including portfolio companies, on growth strategy, business positioning, go-to-market strategy, operational improvement, business building, organizational effectiveness, mergers and acquisitions, global digital advertising and marketing, and exit planning--while offering insights into industry dynamics and due diligence support.

For the Private Equity Industry, Allen works “buy-side” as an advisor on strategic matters, providing in-depth opportunity investigations to identify the best potential investments for specific industries and geographies, on strategic marketing, growth and operational improvements, on pre- and post acquisition strategy--as well as exit strategy. Allen has educated private equity companies as an educator for the Association for Corporate Growth.

For the Cosmetology Industry, Allen has served as both advisor and educational coordinator for the NCA/Probeauty Association and has advised large corporations, including public company Regis Corporation on offering portfolio, marketing ans strategic growth issues. Allen has authored the all-time bestselling business marketing book for the Cosmetology Industry, entitled, “Fun, Creative & Profitable Salon Marketing,” selling over 180,000 copies and his global bestselling online business education program, entitled, “Salon Marketing Machine,” has sold enrolled over 30,000 salon, day spa and medical spa owners and managers in online business continuing education classes.

For the Publishing Industry, Allen has served as an International Consultant to large publishing firms, including, Ingram Book Company, John Wiley, YMAA Publications Center, and has gained global success for many New York Times International bestsellers, including Joe Vitale, co-author of The Secret, and James Redfield, author of International Bestseller The Celestine Prophecy.

For the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, Allen has first began working on operational development, go-to-market strategies and on due diligence directly Nestlé executive Denise Morrison (currently CEO for Campbell's Soup) for Nestlé Quik, Crunch and Cookie Dough. Allen began in 1990 and serves as a Chief Strategy Consultant to the company for ready-to-drink products, special markets and on global marketing strategy for the Americas, Asia & Australia, and Europe.


Jeffrey Hamilton MBA, Senior Vice President


Jeffrey Hamilton, MBA

Areas of Expertise:

Technology, Healthcare, Aeronautical Engineering, International Freight Logistics, Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions

Education:

Undergraduate:

Boston University, Business Administration,

Graduate:

MBA, University of California, Los Angeles

Mr. Jeffrey Hamilton, MBA, is President of AECG's International Leadership Team and AECG's Private Equity Management Committee. Jeffrey worked at specialist for international investment banks where he focused on mid-market M&A advisory, restructuring activities and as a executive in raising capital from investors.

Jeffrey served as a global consultant to a hedge fund and a Futures Company, which specialized in training executives throughout the European Community on the Options Market.

Jeffrey is from the Boston area and derived his first experiences in business from working for his families international freight forwarding business. Jeffery became an Owner of two international firms, Global Operations Consultants and Global Freight Logistics.


Jillian Thomas, Senior Vice President


Jillian Thomas, M.S.

Areas of Expertise:

Private Equity, Marketing & Sales, Emerging Markets, Medical Devices, M&A, Exit Planning, and Strategy

Education:

Undergraduate:

UCLA, Business Administration

Graduate:

MBA, Harvard University

Ms. Jillian Thomas, M.S., is Director of AECG's international markets practice and has extensive case work and industry experience in covering finance and the international financial markets value chain.

Jillian has worked in corporate finance on international transactions for clients such as Chase Bank, GE Capital and and Merrill Lynch. After almost a decade in Private Equity, she transitioned into strategy consulting for Citigroup, Royal Bank of Canada, and HSBC North American Holdings Inc.

Jillian is currently overseeing our emerging market area. In addition, she works on fund strategy services, portfolio company financial management and exit planning client offerings.

 


Vance Morgan, CPA, Senior Vice President


Vance Morgan, CPA

Areas of Expertise:

Private Equity, Financial Services, Valuations, Consumer Products, EU & Global Markets,  Emerging Markets  Mergers & Acquisitions

Education:

Undergraduate:

California State University, Accounting

Accreditations:

CPA, CFP

Mr. Vance Morgan, is a Managing Director for AECG Global Clients Group. He originates structures and provides advice on M&A, finance, and direct investments. Vance is a valuation professional and formerly with the Bourg & Tessler Group.

Vance has consulted with  Fortune 1000 clients for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Prior to AECG, Vance has worked with Private Equity companies on valuations and performance management for portfolio companies.

 

 


Steven Covert, CPA, Chief Financial Officer


Steven Covert, CPA, PA

Areas of Expertise:

Financial Management & Operations, Business Contract Law

Education:

Education:

University of New Brunswick, Bachelor of Laws

University of Florida, Accounting

Accreditations:

CPA, PA

Mr. Steven Covert, CPA, PA joined AECG as Chief Financial Officer in 2011, overseeing financial management as well as legal contracts for the company.

Steve has chaired a Special Appeal Hearing Panel for ISSAC, an international business association established in 1998.

As a former litigation attorney, Steve has over 22 years additional experience as a Certified Public Accountant, specializing in tax-law practice.


Jonathan Powell, Project Manager


Jonathan Powell

Areas of Expertise:

Technology, Digital Marketing, Research & Analytics

Education:

Education:

University of Florida

Jonathan manages special projects and drives research analytics for AECG clients. He is well versed in CRM, and digital marketing platforms and technologies that drive back-end value for AECG clients.

With over 15 years of experience as a technology consultant, in operational management and marketing consulting, Jonathan has a passion and rare talent for finding the right combination of business building, marketing and technical elements to create growth for our clients.

Jonathan helps clients across the entire value-creation spectrum from strategy, to global digital advertising program expansion, including content management, determining the right go-to-market strategy and new product development.


Jennifer Harris, Project Manager


Jennifer Harris

Areas of Expertise:

Business Analysis, Research, Due Diligence, Special Projects Coordination

Education:

Education:

University of Central Florida, Bachelor of Science

Jennifer works on valuation research and due diligence to provide research and reporting on technology, customers, legislation, transactional impacts, and new emerging market impacts on market and client-side business potential.

For AECG, Jennifer handles financial due diligence required by clients, investors groups, and our team for completing portfolio and company analysis to determine company valuations, projecting market conditions, for operational analysis, competitive analysis and to support exit planning services.

In addition, Jennifer provides commercial due diligence, deal de-risking, and in constructing investment plans for pre- and post transaction clients.


Staci Mullen, Special Projects Management/.Net Developer


Staci Mullen

Areas of Expertise:

Technology, Digital Asset Management, Word Press, C Sharp Programming, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Databases

Education:

Education:

University of Central Florida

Staci manages special digital assets and programming projects for AECG's API and other client interfaces.

Staci manages applications and SQL programming for AECG and for building client performance control panels for fully automating reporting.

Staci enjoys off-road biking and hiking. She completed her first triathlon in Tampa, FL in 2015 and participates in mud runs. She is a former intern for PMSA.

 

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