ADVISORY BOARD


Rosenzweig & Company Inc. is fortunate to benefit from the insight
and wisdom of an expert Advisory Board comprised of highly respected members
 of virtually all sectors of the business community.


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Jay Takefman

Jay is a Partner based in New York focused on sourcing and executing buyout, leveraged recapitalization and growth equity investments in the U.S. and Canada. At Quilvest, Jay serves on the Board of Directors of the following portfolio companies: Small Tubes Products (niche manufacturer of redrawn copper tube), Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza (casual dining restaurant chain), Crown Health Care Laundry Service (outsourced provider of linen services), Metro Franchising (largest Dunkin Donuts franchisee in the New York City metropolitan area), Luke’s Seafood (vertically integrated manufacturer and fast casual restaurant chain), Creative Extruded Products (manufacturer of extruded plastic products primarily serving the automotive segment) and American Franchise Capital (Taco Bell and Applebee’s franchisee). Jay also serves as a Board Observer at Alex Brands (branded toys and crafts products) and Shock Doctor (branded sporting goods primarily focused on safety and performance).

Prior to joining Quilvest in 2010, Jay was a Principal at Centre Partners, a middle market private equity firm with over $3.0 billion of assets under management. During his tenure at Centre, Jay served on the Board of Directors or as a Board Observer of the following portfolio companies: Ross Aviation (one of largest fixed base operators in the U.S.), Distant Lands Trading Co. (vertically integrated manufacturer of private label coffee), Orion International (specialty staffing business) and Maverick Media (owner of radio stations in small to medium sized markets). Before joining Centre Partners, Jay was a Senior Associate at Catterton Partners, one of the leading consumer-focused middle market private equity firms, with over $2.0 billion of assets under management. Prior to Catterton, Jay was a Senior Analyst in investment banking at Legg Mason, focused on mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and financial advisory services, primarily for middle market and emerging growth companies.

Jay graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business with his Bachelor of Business Administration. Originally from Montreal, Canada, he is married and lives in New York City with his wife, daughter and son.

Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo

CANDICE FAKTOR

CANDICE FAKTOR

DAVID HOPKINSON

DAVID HOPKINSON

JODI KOVITZ

JODI KOVITZ

AJ Vaynerchuk

AJ Vaynerchuk

April Taggart

April Taggart

Shawn Cheng

Shawn Cheng

JACQUES DEMERS

JACQUES DEMERS

Aliza Lakhani

Aliza Lakhani

Nicholas Deroma

Nicholas Deroma

Andrea Bonime-Blanc

Andrea Bonime-Blanc

Terry Savage

Terry Savage

ROCCO ROSSI

ROCCO ROSSI

DEE DEE TAYLOR EUSTACE

DEE DEE TAYLOR EUSTACE

Maurizio Gherardini

Maurizio Gherardini

Mo Lidsky

Mo Lidsky

Bill Owens

Bill Owens

Douglas Smith

Douglas Smith

Jonathon Sackett

Jonathon Sackett

Seth Schachner

Seth Schachner

Joshua James

Joshua James

preet dhindsa

preet dhindsa

SCOTT PAGE

SCOTT PAGE

Kenneth Frankel

Kenneth Frankel

Stephen Pincus

Stephen Pincus

Neil Glasberg

Neil Glasberg

Jeff Chan

Jeff Chan

Randy Williamson

Randy Williamson

ADAM PLATZNER

ADAM PLATZNER

Jake Hirsch-Allen

Jake Hirsch-Allen

Yishay Waxman

Yishay Waxman

DAVID FRANSEN

DAVID FRANSEN

Dr Gordon Arbess

Dr Gordon Arbess

jim grossett

jim grossett

David Wexler

David Wexler

stephen adler  

stephen adler

 

Jay Takefman

Jay Takefman