The Janas Team

These are tough and unforgiving times. Small errors and learning curve mistakes can be fatal. Lenders and financiers have rarely been pickier, or buyers, more gun-shy. You may only get one chance and you’d better get it right.

That is why it’s never been more crucial to have seasoned advisors on your side. Janas’ consultants have survived and prospered through recessions and credit crunches. The hard lessons of the past have prepared us to meet today’s unique challenges head on.

Janas has recruited its consultants from the top echelons of industry and finance. Their academic credentials include degrees (BA, BS, MBA, MA, JD, Ph.D.) from the following institutions:

Harvard  – Princeton  – Yale  – Columbia  – Dartmouth  – Emory
USC –  UCLA  – Loyola Marymount  – UC Berkeley  – University Michigan
Boston Univ.  – Boston College  – Georgia State  –  Chinese University Hong Kong

Whether you need advice in charting a course for your company, have an unfamiliar problem to solve, or need analysis to bolster your argument, the answer is Janas.

Officers

CarterFreemanR. Carter Freeman, CMC, Chairman and CEO
Pasadena and Hong Kong Offices
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Carter has achieved superior results for clients by telling their stories in a compelling fashion, finding them the right partner and aggressively representing their interests. He is a resourceful problem solver and an outstanding deal maker. …Read More►

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RichardGregersonDick Gregerson, President
Pasadena Office
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Dick has an in-depth knowledge of finance, operations and the creative drive to think outside the box. He has structured deals that consistently provide expanded returns for stakeholders. …Read More►

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KernKwongKern Kwong, Ph.D, Chairman of Asia Pacific Practice
Pasadena and Hong Kong Offices
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Kern is an internationally recognized leader in solving business problems arising from cultural differences. His extensive network of grateful students and clients regularly assist Janas in opening up new opportunities for clients. …Read More►

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Mark Atchity, President of JCC Advisors, LLC
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Mark has successfully shepherded hundreds of transactions through public offerings, private placements and sales transactions over his nearly two decades in the securities industry. His broad executive background provides clients with an insider view of Wall Street. …Read More►

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Investment Bankers

 

Rick-AndradeRick Andrade, Managing Director
Pasadena Office
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Rick brings the sophistication of world class consulting to the middle market, helping clients achieve their most ambitious goals.  …Read More►

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Steven P. Boehm, Managing Director
Pasadena Office
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Steve brings a broad background of service to Middle Market companies in a variety of industries. With broad expertise, Steve marshals the resources of Janas to bring successful resolution to the financial needs of his clients …Read More►

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GeorgeBristolGeorge Bristol, Managing Director
Pasadena Office
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George brings his extensive Wall Street experience to Janas’ national and international clients. His substantial reputation and no-nonsense approach attracts investors and lenders even in the most difficult of times. …Read More►

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John Cahoon PicJohn Cahoon, Managing Director
Pasadena Office
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John is a skilled deal maker who has completed the sale of dozens of privately owned businesses.  …Read More►

 

 

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Thierry W. Dubois, Managing Director
Pasadena Office
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Thierry Dubois is an Investment Banker & Corporate Finance Executive. He joined Janas Associates in 2016 as Managing Director, and focuses on helping Middle Market enterprises achieve goals…  …Read More►

 

 

 


 

WGarnettBill Garnett, Managing Director
Pasadena Office
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Bill has obtained hundreds of millions of dollars of growth capital to support his client’s objectives. He is an expert in lease financing and complex government programs that often result in lower after tax costs of borrowing. …Read More►

 

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WuJunWu Jun, Managing Director
Guangzho and Hong Kong Offices

Wu Jun has a comprehensive understanding of personnel and manufacturing processes in China. He brings more than 20 years of experience of advising companies in China and Hong Kong. …Read More►

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Barton WebbBarton F. Webb, MBA, Managing Director
Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego
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Bart has in depth experience in the Aerospace Industry, including mergers & acquisitions, finance, turnaround and operations…  …Read More►

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Management Consultants

 

MichaelGivensMichael A. Givens, Managing Director
Honolulu Office

Mike is an accomplished manager and consultant. He has implemented exciting innovations in the hospitality business and is skilled at recognizing operational problems and implementing practical solutions. …Read More►

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RobertMooreRobert L. Moore, Managment Consultant
Honolulu Office

Bob has broad knowledge of the Visitor Industry ad affiliated businesses both as a consultant and an operator. …Read More►

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MichaelPomaMike Poma, Managing Director
Pasadena Office and Inland Empire
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Mike brings practical operating advice, savvy business strategies, financial acumen and sensitivity to family business issues to deliver superior outcomes for his clients. …Read More►

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wamplerDarrell Wampler, Managing Director

Pasadena Office
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Darrell is a successful professional with goal-setting and achievement in business development and team building in the Aerospace Industry.   …Read More►

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Other Professionals

 

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David Ellis, CPA, Tax Consultant
Pasadena Office

David has a comprehensive knowledge of income tax laws and regulations. He understands and resolved complex tax issues. …Read More►

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JosephFeigJoe Feig, Managing Director
Pasadena Office

In addition to being a talented consultant and deal maker, Joe has decades of hands-on experience in fixing accounting and control issues at his clients. His expertise has helped clients end employee theft, control inventories, collect problem receivables, settle disputes …Read More►

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LarryGerbrandtLarry Gerbrandt, Managing Director
Pasadena Office

Larry is a proven leader in providing business valuations, independent market research, forecasting and expert witness testimony for clients.  …Read More►

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