Gretchen Guandolo Joins Clearsight Advisors
Posted onNovember 30, 2011byClearsight Insights
Business Services and Technology investment bank, Clearsight Advisors, announced that Gretchen Guandolo has joined the team as a Partner and Managing Director.
Guandolo has 15 years of experience as an M&A advisor and consultant to IT and business services companies, in both the public and private sectors.
will leverage her
experience in IT Services, Software, Public Sector Technology and SaaS businesses to further the Clearsight franchise.
Guandolo is a former colleague of Clearsight founders Joel Kallett and Greg Treger, having previously worked with them for close to a decade.
"We're thrilled to bring Gretchen on board to reunite a team with a track record of significant success in M&A, capital raising and strategic advisory services," said Clearsight Co-founder and Managing Director, Joel Kallett.
Guandolo was most recently a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers' Public Sector Financial Services Group, where she led the firm's Federal Transactions group.
was instrumental in assisting the government through Securitization and Structured Transaction divestiture activity from assets acquired as a result of the global financial crisis.
Guandolo's robust M&A advisory experience includes transactions with companies such as CA
, and Northrop Grumman
Previously, she held senior investment banking roles at KippsDeSanto and Agility Advisors, a firm she co-founded.
Guandolo also worked with Kallett and Treger at boutique technology M&A firm, Updata Capital, for seven years.
"Gretchen was a key part of our plans from the beginning," added Greg Treger, Clearsight Co-founder and Managing Director.
said, "We are building the leading merchant bank in the DC-region focused on high growth technology companies.