Adams, Brown, LeMay and Mandelbaum to help guide pioneering working capital market
December 30, 2013 Kansas City, Mo. – C2FO, the world’s market for working capital, has named advisory board members to serve as key resources to the rapidly growing enterprise.
John Adams, David G. Brown, Lance T. LeMay and Jay Mandelbaum are industry leaders whose expertise will provide welcome counsel as C2FO continues to exceed milestones.
Adams is a Managing Director at XMS Capital, an investment banking advisory firm founded in 2006. He has 27 years of experience in investment banking across a number of industries in M&A, public and private financing as well as restructuring. During 1986-1999 he was with Morgan Stanley in NY, Chicago and London, where he ran the firm’s European M&A Business Development effort. From 1999-2013 he was with Lazard in Chicago where he ran the firm’s Midwest Investment Banking business, the North American Private Equity business and the Global Automotive group.
Brown is a venture capital and private equity investor. He is the Managing Partner of Oak Hill Venture Partners and a Vice President of Keystone, LP (formerly known as the Robert M. Bass Company). He is a Member of Headwater Partners I, an intellectual property investment fund. He has invested in more than 45 companies and funds since 1993. Brown is a founding investor and currently serves on the board of directors of five private companies.
LeMay serves as Managing Director at OpenAir Equity Partners. LeMay previously founded and served as Managing Partner at October Capital. At October Capital, LeMay led investments in and assisted his management teams in developing innovative solutions across a diversity of industries, including web-enabled services, mobile, agricultural data services, digital media and advertising, logistics, and financial services.
Mandelbaum is a senior advisor, investor and Board Member to private growth companies focusing on payments, mobile commerce, digital marketing and financial services. He has worked as a senior executive in the financial services industry for over twenty years. Most recently, he was an Executive Vice President and Operating Committee member at JPMorgan Chase & Co., responsible for corporate strategy, marketing and communications, and the bank’s mobile and digital activities (including Chase Mobile and Chase.com). While at JPMorgan Chase, Mandelbaum also served on the Investment Committee of One Equity Partners and the Board of Directors of Highbridge Capital Management.
“We are honored to have such a strong cadre of advisors. The addition of these esteemed leaders to our advisory board will enhance our ability to deliver on the promise of C2FO, which is to provide the most efficient delivery of working capital to companies around the globe,” added Kemper.