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Pinecrest Capital Partners Announces Additions to the Team

DALLAS, TX (April 1, 2020) – Pinecrest Capital Partners, LLC (“Pinecrest”), an investment banking firm in Dallas, TX that offers exclusive advisory services to middle market companies, today announced both the hiring of Chad Corley as Director of Business Development and Ted Gwara as an Analyst.

In his role at Pinecrest, Chad will be responsible for managing business development efforts, with a primary focus on sourcing new opportunities and supporting the firm’s referral relationships.

Prior to joining the firm, Chad worked as a Vice President of Sales where he focused on business development and management of the company’s inside sales team. In his prior role, Chad was responsible for managing affiliate relationships, lead generation, sales, and operational improvement. Chad graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a minor in Psychology.

“Chad’s impressive character, work ethic, and background in various business development and sales roles will be a great addition to the Pinecrest team,” said Barrett Kingsriter, Senior Managing Director for Pinecrest Capital Partners. “Chad’s communications and business development skill set will be a great asset to Pinecrest, and we all look forward to watching his success in his role at the firm.”

Pinecrest also announced the hiring of Ted Gwara as Analyst. Prior to joining Pinecrest full-time, Ted worked at a boutique consulting firm and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University. Ted recently passed Level 1 of the CFA exam and plans to take Level 2 later this year.

“Ted has a strong analytical and entrepreneurial background unique for someone at this point in their career,” said Barrett Kingsriter, Senior Managing Director for Pinecrest Capital Partners. “We are excited for Ted to join the Pinecrest team on a full-time basis and know that his character and attention to detail will be a great asset to the firm.”

About Pinecrest Capital Partners:
Pinecrest Capital Partners is a premier investment banking firm based in Dallas, Texas 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. For more information about Pinecrest Capital Partners visit
www.pinecrestcap.com.

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Barrett Kingsriter’s career has focused on advising on business strategy, mergers and acquisitions, private placements for companies in a variety of industries and stages of development, capital raising and corporate formation. His extensive expertise in successfully managing complex transactions crosses a broad spectrum of industries, including energy, healthcare, industrials, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, financial services, technology and construction. As Senior Managing Director at Pinecrest Capital Partners, Kingsriter concentrates on merger and acquisition advising, capital raising transactions and advising companies on strategic and growth initiatives. Prior to forming Pinecrest, an investment banking firm based in Dallas, Texas that offers exclusive advisory services to middle market companies with enterprise values typically ranging from $25 million to $500 million, Kingsriter served with several prestigious investment banking and financial advisory institutions, including Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at Barrier Advisors, Inc.; Vice President of Commerce Street Capital, LLC; and Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at NexBank Capital Advisors. He served as Managing Director at NexBank Capital, Inc. He also served as an Analyst with SAMCO Capital Markets, Inc. where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, private placements and research for funds management. Kingsriter earned his bachelor of science in Political Science from Southern Methodist University and studied Political Science and International Law at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. He holds a juris doctorate from the University of Richmond. He is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as a General Securities Representative (Series 7, 63) and an Investment Banking Representative (Series 79).