Our Team

M&A Advisory Team

Cortland’s advisory team includes a network of senior executives and and business consultants who help to identify, qualify, and manage transactions in support of our buy-side and sell-side clients. They come with deep backgrounds in commercial, government, and financial industries. Their experience has been earned as former corporate officers, founders, operators, and senior executive professionals.

Management Team

Randy Coppersmith
Randy Coppersmith

Chairman & CEO

Washington, DC

Ken Taormina
Ken Taormina

Founder and President

Orlando, FL

In his career, Ken has been the lead architect in the creation, development,

Adrian Logue
Adrian Logue

CFO

Washington, DC

David Reader
David Reader

COO

Tampa – St. Petersburg, FL

Jeff Kays
Jeff Kays

SVP, Sales & Marketing

Dallas, TX

Max Coppersmith
Max Coppersmith

Director, Channel Partner Alliances

Washington, DC

Joan Bietel
Joan Bietel

Controller

Washington, DC

Margaret Reese
Margaret Reese

Project Manager

Wilmington, NC

Managing Directors & Advisors

Florida / South

Dan King
Dan King

SVP, Acc. Mgt.,
Southeast

Orlando, FL

Chase Carpenter
Chase Carpenter

Advisor

Tampa, FL

Jeff Chandler
Jeff Chandler

Advisor

Tampa, FL

Jeff Eagan
Jeff Eagan

Advisor

Orlando, FL

Geoff Gilpin
Geoff Gilpin

Advisor

Orlando, FL

Robert Hagan
Robert Hagan

Advisor

Orlando, FL

Fred Lynn
Fred Lynn

Advisor

Orlando, FL

Elizabeth Mangini
Elizabeth Mangini

Advisor

Tampa, FL

Jason E. McMullen
Jason E. McMullen

Advisor

Clearwater, FL

Melody Montgomery
Melody Montgomery

Advisor

Orlando, FL

John A. Paccione
John A. Paccione

Advisor

Orlando, FL

Dan Raulerson
Dan Raulerson

Advisor

Plant City, FL

Valerie Riddle
Valerie Riddle

Advisor

Tampa – St. Petersburg, FL

Klaus Schaefer
Klaus Schaefer

Advisor

West Palm Beach, FL

James Smith
James Smith

Advisor

Orlando, FL

Edward Vaccaro
Edward Vaccaro

Advisor

Atlanta, GA

Washington, D.C. / Mid-Atlantic

Deepak Basra
Deepak Basra

SVP, Acc. Mgt.,
Mid-Atlantic

Herndon, VA

Chip Gaskins
Chip Gaskins

SVP, Bus. Dev.,
Mid-Atlantic

Washington, DC

Johnny Abedrabbo
Johnny Abedrabbo

Advisor

Washington, DC

Carlos A. Alvarenga
Carlos A. Alvarenga

Advisor

Washington, DC

Nicole Carey
Nicole Carey

Advisor

Washington, DC

Rex Eagan
Rex Eagan

Advisor

Washington, DC

James A. Haid
James A. Haid

Advisor

Washington, DC

Jack Hughes
Jack Hughes

Advisor

Washington, DC

Ed Morris
Ed Morris

Advisor

Washington, DC

Michael O’Connor
Michael O’Connor

Advisor

Washington, DC

Andy Steinem
Andy Steinem

Advisor

Washington, DC

Dallas / Southwest

Andrew Barker MBA, CPA
Andrew Barker MBA, CPA

Advisor

Dallas, TX

Michael Garten
Michael Garten

Advisor

Phoenix, AZ

Joe W. Martin
Joe W. Martin

Advisor

San Antonio, TX

New York / Northeast

Steven Hedges
Steven Hedges

Managing Director

Stamford, CT

Europe

Vetri Selvan
Vetri Selvan

Managing Director

Cologne, Germany

Eric Vidal
Eric Vidal

Advisor

Paris, France

Asia

Anirban Sen
Anirban Sen

Advisor

Mumbai, India

S. Venkatesh
S. Venkatesh

Advisor

Mumbai, India

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