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Financial Executive

Plainview, NY
December 30, 2020

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Michael O. Mirman

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Executive Summary

Executive investment banking professional with extensive experience originating and executing strategic advisory and corporate financial services for a broad spectrum of companies, including transaction advisory and corporate finance assignments. Seasoned in the transactional advisory, compliance and business development aspects of Investment Banking and Asset Management. Well versed in new Product Development.

Core Strengths

Mergers and Acquisitions

Facilitation of Alliances and Partnerships

Private Equity

P&L and Business Management

Deal Structuring and Negotiations

High Level Leadership Capabilities- A proven track record of identifying and developing new business opportunities, cultivating client relationships at the Chief Executive level, winning investment banking mandates and successfully executing transactions. #1 YTD commission rep for previous employer with over 1200 reps

Entrepreneurial- Led the creation, development and deployment of several products that established previous companies to be an innovative force in the industry with exponential increase in sales

Strategic Planning- Completely restructured and revamped financial stability of clients with implementation of extensive credit line

Mentor- Support junior team members to increase knowledge base and facilitate their career development

Professional Experience

Danes Xtreme, Managing Partner (June 2018- present)

Wealthy individual that wanted a personal financial planner to maintain and grow his estate for his family.

Established a family office for the purpose of both investing and protecting financial assets

Managing multiple investment accounts, including but not limited to….

Spearheading entire due diligence and vetting processing for new investments

Facilitating financing for acquisitions and construction projects in their portfolio

Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Bank Team Financial Advisor, (December 2014-June 2018)

Multinational investment back and financial services with dual functioning team of financial investment advisors that work on the bank and investment side.

Maintained my Series 7, 24, 79, 63 and 65 license

Bank Team Advisor Program with dual responsibilities to the bank and investment branches of the firm.

Raised over $35mm in 3 years

Consistently led the market in Managed Investments Assets raised.

Market leader in referrals to internal partners


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John Thomas Financial, Director of Business Development (May 2012-February 2013)

Privately held financial services firm dedicated to individual brokerage and investment banking needs in the small and micro cap arena.

Acquisition of talent for internal opportunities as well as generate and develop new business partners for potential merger

Develop and establish recruiting strategies and processes aligned with business objectives and company goals.

Maintain regular dialogue with prospects, continually learning about their needs and identifying solutions that capitalize on firm’s capabilities.

Build and maintain proactive partnerships with all client groups, evaluate and manage their hiring projections, needs and issues, and develop comprehensive solutions and tools.

Extensive travel to client locations for new business development and client management activities

BMA Securities, LLC Director of Business Development (September 2011-May 2012)

Full-service brokerage firm working primarily with institutional and high-net-worth individual investors. A special focus on providing rapid execution to Hedge Funds, Pension Funds, and Institutional Money Management firms. Using sophisticated trading technology BMA provides trading services with flexibility and accuracy.

Developed new business opportunities with Mid Market institutional clients and prospects

Maintained an active network of 1500+ private equity firms, family offices and other Institutional Investors

Client base consists of middle market companies with $10 million to $200 million in revenue located throughout the continental US

Continued regular dialogue with existing clients to review their investments while continually seeking cross-sell


Analyzed key transaction considerations, including: strategic rationale, structural constraints, capital structure implications, liquidity profile, potential synergy value and financing alternatives

Directed strategic key account and business development as well as deal origination, execution of acquisition, leveraged and structured finance, minority equity, LBOs and restructuring transactions for Corporate/Private Equity clients

Led clients/prospects through the sales cycle, anticipating questions/requests and coordinating with the product and consultant teams to ensure successful closing of new business.

Worked with Legal, Compliance, Account Implementation and Client Relationship Management to ensure smooth start-up of new relationships.

Ensured compliance with applicable AML laws, policies and procedures

Cresta Capital Strategies, LLC, President, Chief Compliance Officer, Managing Partner (June 2006 – September 2011)

Middle Market Boutique Investment Banking firm specializing in corporate finance and M&A transactions with a focus towards middle-market companies in a wide variety of industries. Financing from up to $100+ Million. Specializing in growth equity financing, acquisition financing, recapitalizations and working across capital spectrum in private equity, commercial lines of credit, venture capital, PIPES, structured debt, purchase order, financing and specialty financing

Followed regulatory changes that impact the firm regardless of business.

Oversaw the on-going maintenance of the firm’s regulatory compliance program

Acted as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved

Created multiple 10B5-1 trading plans to remain within FINRA/SEC compliance

Supervised all trading and stock/warrant position management

Completely restructured and revamped financial stability of Agriculture Importer/Exporter with implementation of $1.8million credit line

Representative advisory and capital raising transactions: national IT outsourcing client $57mill debt recap, eventually acquired by national satellite TV provider

Industrial linen client - $5mill growth financing

Consumer finance client $30mill debt recap/$50mill IPO

Chief Executive in development of client relationships, sourcing and executing investment banking transactions across all industries including: energy, manufacturing, financial services, consumer, real estate, agriculture, healthcare

Advised clients in the structuring and successful execution of numerous APO, RTO’s, secondary offering, debt financing and private placements


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Cresta Capital Strategies, LLC, President, Chief Compliance Officer, Managing Partner (cont.)

Deal experience focused primarily on North America with minor focus on international transactions

Extensive product experience in senior debt, second lien, mezzanine, structured & common equity

Supervised deal teams of research analysts, underwriting staff and capital markets professionals

Member of investment committee/deal approval team at business level. Negotiate and oversee creation of deal related documents – purchase agreements, offering memos, registration statements, etc

Created a department from scratch to a team of 12 and 3 offices nationwide that are responsible for all of the investment activities of the firm

Built a process of sourcing, reviewing and screening candidates for institutional private investment, considering nearly 200 business plans per month

Jade Securities, LLC/GunnAllen Financial, Director, Compliance (January 2002 – October 2006)

Middle-Market Boutique investment banking arm of National Independent Firm focused on raising growth capital and providing M&A services. Also, assist institutional private equity investors in identifying, assessing and closing prospective investments

Successfully built both banking department and Hybrid-Private Equity Fund

Was #1 YTD commission rep for firm with over 1200 rep

Key deal generator where the firm was built into one of the top branches nationwide

Developed business cases and plans for new business and products for middle-market companies as part of their growth strategy utilizing market analysis, financial forecasting, synergy analyses and identifying JV opportunities

Organized two departments within the firm that began generating revenue within 2 months of operations

Provided business planning, new product development, project management and decision support for a broad spectrum of strategic and operational

Responsible for the origination and execution of M&A and debt & equity capital raising mandates

Generalist team member of the Mid-Corporate Investment Banking group

Actively worked with companies and financial sponsors in identifying opportunities for acquisition financings, recapitalizations, leveraged by buy-outs

Client and prospect base included wide range of industries including healthcare, consumer, manufacturing, metals & mining and services

Focused on strategic advisory and capital raises for various industry verticals in domestic, emerging and frontier markets. Geographic specialties include US, South America, Eastern Europe and the Caribbean

Led due-diligence process on transactions, working with CEOs, CFOs, and business owners. BODs to create offering document and confidential information memos for prospective investors

Citigroup – Investment Trading Specialist (January 2000-July 2001)

Executed trades for securities, index and equity options, U.S. Treasuries, UITs, mutual funds, municipal bonds

Reviewed and established house requirements for various accounts based upon concentration, suitability and trading activity

Developed a database to manage House / Fed Calls and coordinated maintenance liquidations

Further developed an extensive knowledge of procedures and operations for banking and investment products

Managed new trading professionals in execution and order routing as well as relationship managing

Reconciled trade disputes and discrepancies for large client relationships

Worked in compliance analyzing accounts in a brokerage clearing conversion.


State University of New York at Buffalo

Accreditation & Awards/Recognition

GunnAllen Financial 2006 Chairman’s Circle Sales Contest (1200+ reps) #1 Gross Commission

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