2017 PLATINUM SPONSORS
At Calvetti Ferguson, our goal is not to be all things to all people, but experts in what matters most to you. As specialists in the fields of energy, construction, hospitality and multinational businesses, we provide valuable insights on a business level and go beyond the issues at hand to answer your big picture needs. Your business is as important to us as it is to you. That is why you always get the “A” team with Calvetti Ferguson, supported by a formal communication plan that ensures ongoing interaction with the firm’s leadership.
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit & assurance, consulting, risk and financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services to select clients. These firms are members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”). Each DTTL member firm provides services in particular geographic areas and is subject to the laws and professional regulations of the particular country or countries in which it operates.
Moss Adams is a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients with growing, managing, and protecting prosperity. With more than 2,900 professionals and staff across more than 25 locations in the West and beyond, we work with many of the world’s most innovative companies and leaders. Our strength in the middle market enables us to advise clients at all intervals of development—from start-up, to rapid growth and expansion, to transition.
FOUNDED ON CHANGE When CEO Landon Smith started Riveron in the fast-growing economy of Dallas, Texas, he envisioned a firm that would match its clients’ entrepreneurship. Riveron quickly added an impressive roster of clients across the country — and attracted like-minded advisors from a variety of backgrounds. The entrepreneurship that gave rise to Riveron remains the source of everything we do today. LEADING CHANGE Drawing on entrepreneurial instincts and our consulting, public accounting and industry backgrounds, we approach your business with purpose and pragmatism. MAKING A CHANGE Riveron is dedicated to supporting local non-profit organizations with a special emphasis on children’s health and education. Through volunteer service and giving, our people provide assistance at crucial moments in the lives of children.
2017 GOLD SPONSORS
What sets Bank of Texas apart is our ability to deliver sophisticated, customized solutions and quick, local decisions with experienced professionals who work with you to understand your goals. Some banks have product sales goals – at Bank of Texas, our goal is to form meaningful, lasting relationships that help our clients meet their financial goals.
Creating opportunities for a brighter future: BBVA Compass understands that every individual and company has unique dreams and ambitions, needs and wants. We realize that few take the same path in the faster, busier, and more complex world we live in. We get it. Whichever path you choose, and whenever you need us, we want to create opportunities for your bright future. From the smallest moment, to the largest personal or professional life event, BBVA Compass is there for you.
In a nutshell, we’re a national CPA and advisory firm that can help you reach your goals. We have 38 offices in 17 states, with trusted advisors who offer solutions for clients across the country and beyond. Our expertise goes well beyond the standard accounting services to include risk management, technology, wealth management and forensic and valuation services. Our clients represent a wide range of industries, and we’re even part of an alliance of firms that gives us a global reach.
BoyarMiller is a Houston-based law firm that serves as a strategic partner for organizations of all sizes, from entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies, regionally, nationally and internationally. The firm comprises two practice groups: the Business Group works with clients in need of collaborative and strategic representation, and the Litigation Group helps companies resolve complex business issues and employment disputes.
Gray Reed & McGraw is a full-service, Texas law firm with more than 130 attorneys in Dallas and Houston. Since 1985, our firm philosophy has been to provide high-quality legal services in a streamlined manner, to provide sophisticated and complex legal advice, and to provide big-firm results with small-firm efficiency. We have dedicated ourselves to achieving success for our clients, as they define success - whether that is winning a critical lawsuit, closing a key deal, consulting to save taxes, or just giving good business advice to avoid disputes.
With a history of extensive legal experience, solid industry connections and leadership in both legal and industry organizations, Holland & Knight and our attorneys are frequently recognized by leading industry groups and publications.
WHATEVER YOUR GREATER, WE CAN HELP YOU ACHIEVE IT. For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has offices in the United States in 19 states and Washington, D.C., 23 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region, and 18,100 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.
We focus on serving the Technology, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance sectors globally. Clients worldwide call on our teams for forward-looking commercial advice on transactions, litigation and compliance matters. We bring distinctive quality, teamwork and value to the table – and innovate in everything we do.
In today’s world of transformative change, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. Our innovative approach and unmatched client service has helped guide our journey to becoming one of the world’s leading global law firms in such a short time. Founded in 1951, Paul Hastings has grown strategically to anticipate and respond to our clients' needs in markets across the globe. We have a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.
Pinecrest Capital Partners is a premier investment banking firm with offices in Dallas, TX and St. Louis, MO that offers exclusive advisory services to middle market companies with enterprise values typically ranging from $25 million to $500 million. Pinecrest’s team of highly experienced professionals, operates across a variety of industries and is an expert in managing transaction processes. By focusing on high-touch advisory and one-stop solutions, Pinecrest works to position clients with the goal of maximizing transaction outcomes and realizing the full value of their companies
Statesman Business Advisors, LLC (“Statesman”) is a unique financial advisory and services firm dedicated to serving the corporate finance needs of privately held companies and financial institutions operating in the middle-market. Since our founding in 1995, Statesman has developed an exceptional reputation for adding value to the transaction process and getting deals done the right way. We offer more than just transactional experience and market knowledge – we employ innovative strategies, creative solutions, and the special problem solving skills necessary to achieve superior results for our clients, with a level of understanding and sophistication uncommon to the middle-market.
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight today is a law firm known for our capabilities in energy finance, taxation, business transactions, and an ability to resolve our clients’ controversies in or out of court. The Firm has more than 300 attorneys with U.S. offices in Texas, New York, and California and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.
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GulfStar is one of the leading middle market investment banking firms in the United States. We help business owners succeed by offering a level of negotiation experience, strategic and valuation insights and transaction guidance you simply won’t find elsewhere or doing it yourself. How? We recruit top talent and foster a culture that is personally invested in the results we help our clients achieve. Our services include mergers and acquisitions, private placements, and financial advisory services. To date, GulfStar has completed more than 675 transactions involving buyers and sellers from 34 states and 16 foreign countries. We serve entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, corporations and private equity firms in a variety of industries. We invite you to talk to us, define your goals, and think big.