Our Presenters

Jerry Bessette

Jerry Bessette

Cyber Defense Labs

Jerry Bessette serves as Chief Operating Officer for Cyber Defense Labs. As an executive team member, Jerry leads the company’s cybersecurity consulting, customer operations, and technical teams..... (more) 

John Christman

M&A Partners

John Christman has 25 years of experience leading a variety of business transformation efforts including several executive level positions at Dell Inc., where he built and led global cross-functional program..... (more)

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Paul Dzurovcik

M&A Partners

Paul Dzurovcik is the recently retired former head of Mergers, Acquisitions & Strategic Initiatives Delivery (Technology & Operations) for Bank of Montreal Financial Group (BMOFG)..... (more)

Jim Jeffries of MALC

Jim Jeffries

M&A Leadership Council

Jim Jeffries is the founder and CEO of M&A Leadership Council. He has been leading national and international consulting companies, private equity and M&A (mergers and acquisitions) for 30 years ..... (more)

Mark Juergens of MALC

Mark Juergens

M&A Partners

Mark Juergens has over 25 years of professional experience spanning corporate strategy, M&A, and client services leadership in a telecom strategy consulting firm.   He has led due diligence ..... (more)

Ellen Owens-Karcsay

Ellen Owens-Karcsay

M&A Partners

Ellen Owens-Karcsay is an experienced transformation advisor, supporting businesses and nonprofit organizations through various stages of the organizational lifecycle..... (more) 

Mark Rapier of MALC

Mark Rapier

M&A Partners

Mark Rapier brings over 30 years of executive leadership in information technology across multiple industries including Manufacturing & Industrial Services, Healthcare & Life Sciences ..... (more)

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Kevin Roberts

M&A Partners

Kevin Roberts has over 25 years of experience growing middle-market sized businesses as a principal investor and as a strategic advisor.  Kevin is Managing Director of Fidelitas Capital Partners ..... (more)

Wendy Selley

Wendy Selley

M&A Partners

Wendy Selley is a passionate M&A professional, bringing over 15 years of experience leading successful acquisitions/integrations, equity investments, JVs, partnerships, and divestitures ..... (more)

John Sinkus

John Sinkus

M&A Leadership Council

John S. Sinkus leverages his more than 30 years of business systems integration, enterprise architecture, business analytics, business and project thought leadership and CIO experience ..... (more)

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Peet van Biljon

BMNP Strategies LLC

Peet van Biljon advises clients on strategy, transformation, and R&D and innovation management. He is a former consultant at McKinsey & Company and expert in the Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice..... (more)