Frank is a key member of DC Advisory US’ TMT group, focusing on Digital Media, e-Commerce and Marketing Technology. He was instrumental in building the firm’s Internet & Digital Media practice that has closed over 30 transactions since inception in 2012, and now co-leads the practice as a Director. He has more than 15 years of investment banking, M&A advisory and consulting experience, and authors quarterly M&A research and industry perspectives, as well as thought pieces that highlight deals of consequence and industry trends. Frank was recently recognized as an Emerging Leader by The M&A Advisor (formerly 40 Under 40).
Below are examples of some of Frank’s companies that have had recent events. Additionally, they are all previous presenters at The Montgomery Summit:
- Internet Platforms (3Play Media’s majority recap to Riverside Partners)
- e-Commerce & Marketplaces (Fashionphile’s Strategic Raise from Neiman Marcus)
- Marketing Technology (Cision’s acquisition of TrendKite for 8.9x revenue)
Prior to joining DC Advisory, he was an Associate at Updata Advisors, where he focused on transactions in the technology sector. Frank also founded an advisory group to provide consulting and investment banking services to entertainment companies, financial service providers and entrepreneurs. Throughout his career, he has executed more than 25 sell-side M&A, buy-side M&A and private placement transactions for growth-oriented, mid-market and private equity-backed companies. He began his career as an investment banking analyst at McGladrey Capital Markets.
Frank earned an M.B.A. in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Biology and a Secondary Field of Study in Business from The George Washington University.