Jack DiFranco

Managing Director

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Jack DiFranco is the founder and Managing Director of BeaconView Advisors, LLC and BeaconView Capital.  With over 26 years of M&A and transaction experience, Jack has assisted clients with acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, and management buyouts.  He has also served as financial advisor on financing transactions for senior debt, subordinated debt, and private equity.  Throughout his career, Jack has served privately held business owners, publicly traded companies, and private equity firms.  He has advised on transactions in a wide range of industries including automotive, building products, industrial equipment, food processing, IT services, health care, business services, software, distribution, television & radio, education, insurance, and retail.

Prior to founding BeaconView, Jack led the Detroit practice for KPMG Corporate Finance LLC.  He also served as the National Managing Principal for the Corporate Finance, Transaction Advisory, and Private Equity Services Groups at Grant Thornton LLP.  Preceding his experience at Grant Thornton, Jack founded and was the Managing Director of the Investment Banking Group at Stout Risius Ross, Inc.  Earlier in his career, Jack was a member of the Investment Banking Groups at First of Michigan Corporation and Ernst & Young Corporate Finance.

Jack holds an M.B.A. degree (finance and corporate strategy) from the University of Michigan and a B.S. degree in finance from Oakland University. Jack is a registered representative of StillPoint Capital, holding his Series 7, 63, 24, 79, and 82 registrations.

Erik Egerer has more than 16 years of experience providing strategic advice to business owners across a variety of markets.  Throughout his career he has advised clients in selling businesses, acquiring other companies, obtaining financing for growth, and restructuring balance sheets.  Erik has completed transactions in building products, automotive, healthcare, heavy equipment, distribution, media & entertainment and food & beverage industries.

Prior to BeaconView, Erik was a Director in the investment banking practice with Amherst Partners, a regional boutique financial services firm.  Erik also worked with Grant Thornton, a global accounting and financial services firm, Stout Risius Ross, a regional valuation and financial advisory firm, and Brown Gibbons, Lang, a boutique investment banking firm.

Erik has an MBA from Michigan State University and an undergraduate degree in business from Miami University. He is a registered representative of StillPoint Capital and holds the series 7, 63, 79 and 82 registrations. He lives in Troy with his wife and daughter. In his free time, Erik enjoys yoga, Michigan football and travel.