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Lisa B. Kaufman Managing Director

Lisa B. Kaufman has been an advisor in Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity transactions for over 25 years. She is responsible for leading all aspects of engagements for the firm.

Prior to joining Dinan Capital Advisors, Ms. Kaufman served as Managing Director of leading New York and Chicago based middle market M&A firms and as Managing Partner of Northlight Capital, where she led the firm's consumer products, food and beverage and ecommerce/technology teams.Prior to Northlight, she co-founded and served as EVP of Strategy and Acquisitions for a leading national technology company where she raised $250 million in capital. Previously, she co-founded Bank of America's mergers and acquisitions group (then Continental Bank) and served as Managing Director and Group Head of Bank of America's Initiated Transactions Group where she advised corporate and private equity clients on divestitures, exclusive sales and acquisitions. She co-founded Deloitte's first US M&A business in Chicago and began her career in Deloitte's London office where she advised on cross-border M&A transactions.

Ms. Kaufman holds a Masters of Business Administration with Honors from the University of Chicago-Booth School of Business and a Bachelors in Business Administration with Distinction from the University of Michigan-Ross School of Business.

Contact Lisa B. Kaufman via email at:

40 Burton Hills Boulevard, Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37215

Phone: (615) 434-8180
Main Number: (855) 955-1500
Fax: (602) 248-9100