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

Max Coppersmith
Max Coppersmith

Director, Sales & Partner Alliances

Tampa – St. Petersburg, FL

Joan Beitel
Joan Beitel

Controller

Washington, DC

Managing Directors & Advisors

Florida / South

Dan King
Dan King

SVP, Acc. Mgt.,
Southeast

Orlando, FL

Jeff Chandler
Jeff Chandler

Advisor

Tampa, FL

Jenny W. Clark
Jenny W. Clark

Advisor

Tampa, FL

Jeff Eagan
Jeff Eagan

Advisor

Orlando, FL

Geoff Gilpin
Geoff Gilpin

Advisor

Orlando, FL

Fred Lynn
Fred Lynn

Advisor

Orlando, FL

Melody Montgomery
Melody Montgomery

Advisor

Orlando, FL

Dan Raulerson
Dan Raulerson

Advisor

Plant City, FL

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

Rex Eagan
Rex Eagan

Advisor

Washington, DC

James A. Haid
James A. Haid

Advisor

Washington, DC

Jack Hughes
Jack Hughes

Advisor

Washington, DC

Joseph Jordan
Joseph Jordan

Advisor

Washington, DC

Matthew Kraycinovich
Matthew Kraycinovich

Advisor

Washington, DC

Ed Morris
Ed Morris

Advisor

Washington, DC

Gaurav Parikh
Gaurav Parikh

Advisor

Washington, DC

Jim Van Eperen
Jim Van Eperen

Advisor

Washington, DC

Dallas / Southwest

Jeff Kays
Jeff Kays

Sr. Vice President

Dallas, TX

Andrew Barker MBA, CPA
Andrew Barker MBA, CPA

Advisor

Dallas, TX

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

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