EXECUTIVE TEAMRick Fink
CEO, Managing Director and Co-Founder Adam Lezack
Managing Director and Co-Founder Ryan Simkin
Managing Director and Co-Founder
Associate Director, M&A Data and Analytics Kayla Berkman
Director, M&A Tori Geft
Senior Director, M&A Melissa Mackin
Senior Director, Systems and Infrastructure Erin Moran
Associate, M&A Accounting & Reporting Jessica Mueller
Associate Director, M&A Kim Ocampo
Senior Director, M&A Accounting Jacqueline Shawhan
Director, M&A Operations & Compliance Ben Yu
Associate, M&A Accounting & Reporting
Phone: 858.200.8691 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ryan co-leads Fortis’ professional, operational and administrative teams on all aspects of client engagements. Ryan’s primary responsibilities include management of client engagements from initial inquiry through the entire post-closing period, including post-closing claims and disputes.
Prior to forming Fortis, Ryan was a senior attorney at DLA Piper and Foley & Lardner. Ryan’s practice focused primarily on sell-side representation of venture-backed companies in M&A transactions in a range of industries, including medical devices, healthcare services, biopharmaceutical, digital media, communications, alternative energy and information technology. Ryan’s experience involved working closely with management teams, boards of directors and investors in structuring, negotiating and executing all aspects of their M&A transactions, including managing the resolution of post-closing issues that arose therefrom.
Ryan received his J.D. from University of San Diego School of Law.