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FOCUS Investment Banking Announces Merger of Silva Capital Solutions to Enhance and Expand Its Human Capital Management Practice

Washington, DC, (September 20, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Silva Capital Solutions, Inc. (“SCS”), a Marietta, Georgia-based boutique advisory firm and leader in the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry, has merged its practice into FOCUS and that its Founder and President, Wanda J. Silva, has joined FOCUS as a Managing Director.
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FOCUS Investment Banking Strengthens Team With New Marketing Leadership

Washington, DC, (May 17, 2021) — FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Kahla Cooper and Amanda Damato have joined the firm as Director of Marketing and Marketing Manager, respectively.

FOCUS Investment Banking Announces Paul Dickson Has Joined the Advanced Manufacturing and Food and Beverage Groups as a Managing Director

Photo: Paul Dickson Washington, DC, (February 5, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Paul Dickson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Advanced Manufacturing and Food and Beverage industry groups. He is based in Portland, Oregon.

FOCUS Investment Banking Announces Bob Maiden Joins FOCUS as a Managing Director and Adds Human Capital Management as an Industry Specialty

Washington, DC, (July 2, 2019) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Bob Maiden will join the firm as a Managing Director and the Human Capital Management Team Leader, adding this sector to the firm’s list of key vertical specialties that now include Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Capital Financing, Energy, Government/Aerospace/Defense, Healthcare, Human Capital Management, Technology and Telecom.

Rick Thomas Named FOCUS Chief Executive Officer and Doug Rodgers Becomes Firm Chairman

Washington, DC, (March 28, 2019) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance advisory services, announced today that Rick Thomas has been named Chief Executive Officer while Doug Rodgers is named the firm’s Chairman.

2018 was a pivotal year for FOCUS. The firm transitioned to an ESOP form of ownership at the same time it experienced the most productive year in its history. After 17 years as CEO, the timing was perfect for Doug Rodgers to become Chairman of FOCUS as the Board names Rick Thomas the firm’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Wilson Faure Joins FOCUS Atlanta Office as Senior Advisor

Photo: Wilson Faure Wilson Faure has joined FOCUS as a Senior Advisor in the Southeast Region. A global business executive who has worked and lived in Brazil, Germany, and the U.S., Mr. Faure is a native Brazilian with an outstanding knowledge of the country, its business and cultural environments. He built a successful business career working in a variety of industries (automotive, retail, consulting, hospitality, and finance), functions, and cultural settings.

Middle Market Investment Banking Firm FOCUS LLC Announces Craig Ladkin Joins FOCUS’ Los Angeles Office as a Senior Advisor Ladkin Brings 25 Years of Experience

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Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA (February 22, 2011) – FOCUS LLC, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announces that Craig Ladkin has joined FOCUS as a Senior Advisor in its Los Angeles, CA office. Mr. Ladkin has 25 years of experience managing financial and development …