INDUSTRY ADVISOR – ACCOUNTING, OPERATIONS, AND ADMINISTRATION
James G. Martin
James Martin has over 20 years of senior to executive leadership experience in both corporate and operational finance. Mr. Martin has been involved in all aspects of corporate finance, operational execution and mergers and acquisitions, including lead corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions roles with a multi-billion dollar internationally focused private equity backed education services company, Laureate Education, Inc. (2009-2013). He also served as the chief financial officer for a telecom start-up, TV Gateway (2004-2008), where during that time, he along with the CEO were responsible for raising over $35 million for operations and strategic investments. The company was sold to a major MSO in 2008. In his role as senior manager with Microsoft’s Corporate Strategy group (2002-2004), he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions deal review and business transformation. Mr. Martin began his career in public accounting spending 3 years in audit and 6 years in mergers and acquisitions advisory. Mr. Martin is a Certified Public Accountant and received a BS in Accounting from Howard University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.