The Impact Advisors team is a dynamic blend of perspectives that stands apart in the M&A landscape.
Our leadership has distinctive backgrounds spanning diverse experiences and industries.
We provide the innovation that the M&A advisory and investment banking sector is desperately searching for.
We are not restricted to tradition, but we know what works and we focus all of our energy on only what matters.
In the end, you will come to know us as people who deliver. We always find a way to win.
Our engagement will have a tremendous impact on your future and legacy. We are honored to get to know you and to have that role.
Chris is a veteran M&A professional, personally transacting hundreds of private and public companies in his career. He has a reach that knows how to serve founders of small businesses and he has also been involved in some of the largest transactions in U.S. history.
Prior to founding Impact Advisors, Chris was managing partner of US-based M&A firm, Global Wired Advisors. He has held various roles in private equity and institutional credit investment with Covenant Credit Partners (acquired by Blackstone) and Gulfstream Asset Management (acquired by Apollo Global Management), and led M&A and Strategic Business Development for The Hartford Financial Services Group.
Chris is married to Tricia and they have four children... and two cats.
He stays active by going to the gym and plays a little golf. He grew up in Connecticut and loves Cape Cod - there’s nowhere else quite like it.
Shad is a business-savvy entrepreneur, proficient in corporate growth and profitability. With a keen grasp of numbers, he very practically guides companies to success, including more than doubling four different companies in under a year.
Shad is a seasoned turnaround specialist, expert at strategically guiding businesses back to profitability. He has a rich legacy of this in the eCommerce sector, where he has captained the growth and successful exit of not only his own companies, but also for his (happy!) clients.
If Shad isn't working, you'll find him analyzing commercial real estate prospects, mountain biking, playing frisbee golf or playing with his Great Dane Remi!
Alicia is a standout in marketing and brand building, with a special knack for fostering community and customer loyalty.
Alicia boasts a tremendously successful track record in the eCommerce domain, having founded, grew and ultimately secured a successful exit while still in her twenties. With over a decade of eCommerce experience, Alicia knows how to expertly manage advertising campaigns across multiple platforms - including Facebook - with very large budgets. Her prowess is evident not only in email marketing, but she is also quite talented in graphic and web design.
Beyond her personal achievements, Alicia's influence has been felt industry-wide as she has coached and mentored numerous business owners, emphasizing the critical role of community-building in business success. She genuinely strives to help others achieve the utmost success in their own entrepreneurial journey.
If she's not in front of her computer working, you'll find Alicia traveling, hiking mountains, practicing yoga or mountain biking.
Meet the official mood-boosters and morale-raisers of our workplace!
Chief Friendship Officer
D. Leroy Jenkins
Chief Meow Officer
Lucille Belle McStuffins Magilikitty
Chief Executive Purrer
Join the Team
Join our Of Impact collective, a powerhouse of entrepreneurial innovation, where each member contributes to a legacy. We're scouting passionate, skilled professionals eager to contribute and focus their energy on only what matters.
If you're ready to engage in work that truly makes a difference, we invite you to contact us.
Share your skills and ambitions with us, and together, let’s amplify the impact we can have on businesses and lives globally.