Recruited a senior executive from Kraft to provide crucial supply chain perspective to Board of Directors >>
Helped to build an independent board of directors, recruiting two experienced Medicare Advantage executives >>
Recruited John Ritchie – a CFO with extensive public company experience – to the Board of Directors >>
Established 24-hour trading capabilities in North America and strengthened capabilities in Europe and Asia >>
Provided significant support in managing the process and structuring the transaction with strategic acquirer Winnebago >>
Made customer introductions as NetWitness expanded from government focus to major global accounts >>
Created a proprietary statistical model aimed at improving patient conversion rates to newly affiliated practices >>
Worked closely with founders to scale organization, helping to recruit a CEO, CMO, CFO, CTO and CRO >>
Supported the recruitment of key executives as the company scaled, including an SVP of Operations >>
Helped implement comprehensive systems and controls to strengthen the company’s financial reporting >>
Helped build a “public company” infrastructure to strengthen corporate governance and improve financial reporting >>
Helped management develop and deploy a post-merger “playbook” to optimize integration of acquisitions >>
Helped develop an accretive acquisition strategy to enter faster growth markets, including photonics/optical networking >>
Optimized the M&A process, developing a pipeline of high-priority targets and supporting the execution of ten transactions >>
Helped amend and upsize senior credit facility, securing capital to support acquisitions and expansion >>
Summit’s Capital Markets team orchestrated two debt capital financings, providing liquidity to support growth >>
Assisted in raising a $100 million revolving credit line to facilitate the company’s acquisition pace >>
Michael George, CEO of Continuum, with John Carroll
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