Joseph (Jay) C. Sherwood
Mr. Sherwood has over 25 years of experience as an investment banker representing many leading public and private companies across several industry sectors. Before joining G.C. Andersen Partners in 2011, Jay was a Senior Managing Director at McGladrey Capital Markets where he represented middle-market companies in capital raising, mergers and acquisitions (sell-side and buy-side), and financial advisory transactions, including fairness opinions, refinancings, recapitalizations and restructurings. During his career, Mr. Sherwood has provided merger & acquisition services representing more than $1.5 billion in transaction value and has been responsible for raising more than $4.2 billion in equity and debt financing. Prior to McGladrey, he was a Senior Managing Director at FTI Capital Advisors. Mr. Sherwood was previously a Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking and Merchant Banking, and a member of the Board of The Seidler Companies. Mr. Sherwood has also held senior investment banking positions with Prudential Securities, NatWest Markets, and Drexel Burnham Lambert. He received a BS in Finance (magna cum laude) and an MBA from the University of Southern California where he is a frequent guest lecturer in the Marshall School of Business.