In 2006, Mr. Young founded finanSight LLC, a professional services providing financial and operational services to start-ups and small businesses, including services such as training, organizational consulting, and assistance with state tax credits.
Prior to his experience with finanSight, Mr. Young was Executive Director of Corporate Development for BellSouth Corporation, a role in which he served in Atlanta for over ten years. In that position, he was responsible for developing and executing business expansion strategies for BellSouth through mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and other transactions. Working closely with BellSouth business units, Mr. Young identified strategic needs and alternative courses of action, and he helped business-unit executives establish priorities and execute on them in efficient, effective ways. Where alliances, acquisitions, or divestitures were required, he selected appropriate targeted candidates; staffed and led teams to negotiate, execute and close transactions that realized immediate improvement in operational and financial performance; and laid the foundation for financially responsible, sustainable growth. He previously worked in a BellSouth special-projects finance group, where he designed, staffed, and managed due diligence for acquisition and divestiture candidates; assisted with transaction strategy; and built operations models.
Mr. Young began his career at Deloitte, where he spent seven years serving diverse clients in industries including banking, retail, paper and printing, and light engineering. Other Deloitte duties included serving as a facilitator in Deloittes United Kingdom national training group before becoming regional training director in the United States. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the UK and worked as an audit manager in the UK and the US. He has received a number of awards, including the Elijah Watt Sells Award for the C.P.A. exam.
A graduate of Jesus College, Oxford, in the UK, with an M.A. in mathematics, Mr. Young is married and lives in Atlanta with his wife and two teenage children. His is also an author, and his first novel was published in 2009.
Mr. Walter, CFA, ASA, is a Managing Director at HH Advisors LLC, a boutique financial advisory firm
specializing in preparing business appraisals for a variety of purposes, in addition to providing commercial
real estate appraisals and related services through a division called Meridian Advisors.
Mr. Walter, CFA, ASA, is a Managing Director at HH Advisors LLC, a boutique financial advisory firm specializing in preparing business appraisals for a variety of purposes, in addition to providing commercial real estate appraisals and related services through a division called Meridian Advisors.
Prior to joining HH Advisors LLC, Mr. Walter was a Senior Consultant and Business Plan expert for inCode Telecom (2007-2009), a strategy and management consulting firm focused on providing advisory and consulting services for telecommunications and technology companies, as well as Private Equity firms. Mr.Walter founded Digital Media Investigations (2005-2006), a computer forensics firm focused on civil litigation and financial fraud cases.
Mr. Walter was also one of four co-founders and CFO of WireFree Connect LLC, a venture-funded wireless Internet service company. Previously, as a general partner at Valiant Ventures (2001-2005), a venture consulting company, he helped early-stage technology companies develop their business and strategic plans, build-out their senior teams, and raise various rounds of capital. Mr. Walter served as Senior Telecom Analyst with The Robinson-Humphrey Company (1996-2001) (a division of Smith Barney) and he held a similar position with Raymond James Financial (1993-1996) in St. Petersburg, Florida.