Chris Howard
Partner

 

 Prior to founding Waterfront Capital, Chris was with a San Francisco-based investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions and private debt and equity financing. Previously, Chris spent two years at Crescent Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment firm with over $2 billion under management, and two years with Maiden Lane Associates, a $100 million leveraged buyout fund located in Beverly Hills. For 13 years Chris also owned Record Masters of Southern Oregon, LLC, a records management company headquartered in Medford, Oregon. He holds an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

 

 

Sean Slade
Partner

 

 Mr. Slade has 25 years of investment banking, corporate development, and strategic consulting experience. Prior to joining Waterfront Capital, Sean was Director of Mergers and Acquisitions for Iron Mountain Incorporated. During his eight-year tenure Sean participated in 130 successful transactions and personally closed 60 transactions. Previously, Sean was a management consultant to the transportation industry with Oliver Wyman (formerly Mercer Management Consulting). He holds a B.A. in Economics from Bates College.