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Our Team

We are a long-tenured team of financial and industry professionals with a history of innovation and technology development.

We have been entrepreneurs, executives, consultants, and bankers. Our diversity of backgrounds augments our experience, which was gained through operating through multiple stages of business growth with various capital structures.

Having sat in the chair of both the business owner seeking the right advocate for our life’s work and the investor pursuing return for our investors, we understand your perspective in selecting a trustworthy partner.

 
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AMER ATRASH

Amer is a successful technology entrepreneur. He founded Triune Systems, a fabless semiconductor company where he spearheaded innovation and led all product development. Amer received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.

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DOWELL STACKPOLE

Dowell Stackpole is an investment and technology specialist. He founded Cyber Forward, a firm that specializes in developing cybersecurity protocols for defense contractors. Previously, he led Trading Technology and Quantitative Analytics for Barbnet Investments led by Fort Worth's Bass family. Dowell studied engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington and theology at Liberty University. 

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KATHERINE BUSH

Katie has partnered with middle market business leaders, advising on a range of financial needs, including M&A, capital markets, and strategic planning on behalf of Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, and J.P. Morgan. Katie received a B.A. from the University of Chicago and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.

To be built to last you must be built to change.
— Jim Collins
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