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

Edward Vaccaro
Edward Vaccaro

SVP, Consulting

Atlanta, GA

Jeff Kays
Jeff Kays

SVP, Sales & Marketing

Dallas, TX

Elizabeth Mangini
Elizabeth Mangini

VP, Client Services

Orlando, FL

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

Regional Managing Directors & Advisors

Bambo Bamgbose
Bambo Bamgbose

Managing Director

Washington, DC

Anthony Canonaco
Anthony Canonaco

Managing Director

Chicago, IL

Robert Hagan
Robert Hagan

Managing Director

Orlando, FL

Vetri Selvan
Vetri Selvan

Managing Director

Cologne, Germany

Johnny Abedrabbo
Johnny Abedrabbo

Cortland Advisor

Washington, DC

Carlos A. Alvarenga
Carlos A. Alvarenga

Cortland Advisor

Washington, DC

Laura Canonaco
Laura Canonaco

Cortland Advisor

Chicago, IL

Nicole Carey
Nicole Carey

Cortland Advisor

Washington, DC

Jeff Chandler
Jeff Chandler

Cortland Advisor

Tampa, FL

Jeff Eagan
Jeff Eagan

Cortland Advisor

Orlando, FL

Rex Eagan
Rex Eagan

Cortland Advisor

Washington, DC

Michael Garten
Michael Garten

Cortland Advisor

Phoenix, AZ

Habeel Gazi
Habeel Gazi

Cortland Advisor

Orlando, FL

Geoff Gilpin
Geoff Gilpin

Cortland Advisor

Orlando, FL

James A. Haid
James A. Haid

Cortland Advisor

Washington, DC

Jack Hughes
Jack Hughes

Cortland Advisor

Washington, DC

Fred Lynn
Fred Lynn

Cortland Advisor

Orlando, FL

Joe W. Martin
Joe W. Martin

Cortland Advisor

San Antonio, TX

Jason E. McMullen
Jason E. McMullen

Cortland Advisor

Clearwater, FL

Melody Montgomery
Melody Montgomery

Cortland Advisor

Orlando, FL

Michael O’Connor
Michael O’Connor

Cortland Advisor

Washington, DC

Dan Raulerson
Dan Raulerson

Cortland Advisor

Plant City, FL

Valerie Riddle
Valerie Riddle

Cortland Advisor

Tampa – St. Petersburg, FL

Klaus Schaefer
Klaus Schaefer

Cortland Advisor

West Palm Beach, FL

James Smith
James Smith

Cortland Advisor

Orlando, FL

Andy Steinem
Andy Steinem

Cortland Advisor

Washington, DC

Joseph Stroud
Joseph Stroud

Cortland Advisor

Key West, FL

Jim Van Eperen
Jim Van Eperen

Cortland Advisor

Washington, DC

Eric Vidal
Eric Vidal

Cortland Advisor

Paris, France

Cortland Alliance Partners

Anirban Sen
Anirban Sen

Dhyana Partners

Mumbai, India

S. Venkatesh
S. Venkatesh

Dhyana Partners

Mumbai, India

APC Financial Group, Ltd.
APC Financial Group, Ltd.

Alliance Partners

BCC Valuations
BCC Valuations

Alliance Partners

Berenzweig Leonard
Berenzweig Leonard

Alliance Partners

Polsinelli
Polsinelli

Alliance Partners

Protiviti
Protiviti

Alliance Partners

Tatum
Tatum

Alliance Partners