Alan's resume includes over 30 years of financial, mergers & acquisitions, and operational experience in the aerospace and information technology industries. Most recently, his focus has been on the restaurant industry, in which his financial expertise has been utilized in the valuations, acquisitions, divestitures, and recapitalization of businesses comprising of thousands of restaurants.
Prior to joining The Cypress Group, Alan was the Chief Financial Officer, and later, the Chief Operating Officer of Critigen LLC, a $100 million IT consulting and Managed Services company. Critigen was a spin-off of CH2MILL, the largest employee-owned engineering firm in Colorado. While in these positions, Alan oversaw all accounting, finance, contracts, human resources, and project delivery functions. He also worked closely with Critigen's lenders and its parent company, a private equity group.
During his career, Alan has been the primary focal point on both buy side and sell side transactions, and has extensive experience in complex financial modeling, forecasting, strategic planning, and cost management.
Alan holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Denver, and a Bachelor of Science degree from William Jewell College.