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.
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.
Lynne 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. Lynne has over 15 years of customer service and administration experience. She has worked in the Insurance and Financial Services industries, amongst others. Prior to Woodbridge International Lynne worked at Deloitte for 5 years within the Accounting and Financial Advisory department.
Kyle is a member of Woodbridge’s Due Diligence/Underwriting team of CPAs and financial analysts. He works with clients to ensure their company’s financial information is accurate, verifiable and properly presented to buyers. Prior to joining Woodbridge, Kyle worked for two leading accounting firms performing financial audits to identify and resolve issues. He has experience analyzing company financial statements, systems, controls and operations. Kyle is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Central Connecticut State University, where he is currently pursuing an MBA in Data Analytics.
Justin focuses on engaging interested buyers and motivating them to submit competitive offers for our clients’ companies. He is responsible for following up with book-holders and bringing as many as possible into the auction process. Prior to joining Woodbridge, Justin served in marketing roles at two investment firms. He holds a Bachelor’s in Business with a concentration in Marketing from Eastern Connecticut State University.
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.
Derek is an accomplished corporate development and mergers and acquisitions professional with extensive finance and mergers and acquisitions experience across industries. Prior to joining Woodbridge, Derek was the Vice President of Corporate Development for Sony DADC New Media Solutions, Sony’s cloud-based platform-as-a-service digital video distribution service. In his executive role at Sony, Derek led all potential acquisitions, divestitures and investments, corporate development, long-range planning, forecasting and oversaw the Global Video P&L. As part of his role, Derek was on Sony DADC New Media Solutions Executive Management Committee.
Prior to Sony, Derek led and sold his family’s 35-employee audio/video installation business, was a financial and strategic consulting to a number of companies across industries, and led strategic planning for EMI Music. He began his post-business school career managing mergers and acquisitions for EY.
Derek holds an MBA in Finance from the Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and a BS in Business Administration from Miami University (OH).
Darshan Rathod is based out of India and specializes in lead advisory and asset management. He also helps develop and manage the firm’s relationships with various players in the investor-entrepreneur ecosystem. Darshan has a passion for numbers and a keen interest in entrepreneurship. Following his father’s footsteps, he began his career as a Chartered Accountant. He holds a masters degree in Commerce from the University of Pune and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, both of which were accorded with distinction. Darshan is also an alumni of XLRI Jamshedpur, where he did his MBA in Finance. He was honored with the OP Jindal Management Scholarship at XLRI Jamshedpur. At XLRI, Darshan co-founded a social entrepreneurship venture Parichay with three of his batchmates, focused on promotion & sale of handicrafts in India – Parichay was the first venture funded by the XLRI Social Entrepreneurship Trust. Darshan also led the Young Indians Chapter of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII-Yi) at XLRI and was a founding member of the Committee for Consulting and Entrepreneurship at XLRI. He is currently a member of the Pune Chapter of The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE). Darshan had earlier garnered diverse experience during his stints at RREEF (Deutsche Bank Real Estate Private Equity), Ernst & Young (E&Y) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
As Global Marketing Associate, Chandler is an advocate for Woodbridge’s sell-side clients. His role involves engaging and educating interested buyers – and motivating them to submit competitive offers. Prior to joining Woodbridge, Chandler worked as Analyst Intern for UK-based investment research and information firm. He also interned at a private equity firm In New York City where he assisted with due diligence, valuations and financial modeling. Earlier, he founded and operated his own natural stone supply business. Chandler holds a B.Sci. in Finance from the University of Connecticut.