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John W. Grady

Managing Director

John W. Grady, a FOCUS Managing Director located in Austin, Texas, has executive and operating experience in consumer goods, pet/animal goods, hospitals/medical practices, franchises, computer hardware, enterprise software, telecoms, outsourced sales services, digital marketing, sales and marketing management, and agencies.  He serves FOCUS clients across many industries with merger and acquisition opportunities, with a special focus within Texas.
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Abe Garver

MSP Team Leader & Managing Director

Abe Garver, a FOCUS Managing Director, has over 20-years professional experience in M&A investment banking and management consulting. Over the course of his career, he has worked on sell-, buy- and capital-raise assignments for over 50 public, private and Inc. 500 fastest-growing companies.
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Evans Love


Evans Love, a Principal at FOCUS, joined the firm in 2016 and is a member of the Software and Information Technology / Healthcare and Life Science teams. He has gained a tremendous amount of experience working on transactions with various bankers at FOCUS over the past few years. His responsibilities have included crafting and evaluating target lists for buy-side and sell-side engagements, financial modeling and analysis, researching and forecasting market trends, and assisting in business development.

Walter Deacon, Boston Retail Partners, Principal

The FOCUS team has a methodical, structured transaction process that really worked for Boston Retail Partners. George and Manan walked us through the process every step of the way, and highlighted our unique cloud based service offerings.  We were fortunate enough to be presented with multiple qualified offers and are very pleased with the result …