Michael J Cavallaro
As Chairman, CEO, and founder, Mr. Cavallaro serves as the dynamic figurehead responsible for overseeing MJC Partners, LLC family of companies, including the investment bank, wealth management arm, as well as MJC Sports & Entertainment, a creative branding and marketing Company.
As the leader of MJC Partners, LLC, Mr. Cavallaro has a proven insight into the elements that breed success within a Company that offers such a diverse set of services. Mr. Cavallaro specializes in mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and capital advisory and has most recently strategically incorporated a branding & marketing company within the MJCP family of companies. With the backbone of MJC Partners being investment banking, Mr. Cavallaro has extensive proven success in structuring, negotiating and executing numerous transactions over his 10+ years in the business, which will seamlessly translate into the success of MJC Sports & Entertainment. He has also been involved in several capital raises with a focus on the issuance of equity through private placements of debt and equity instruments.
A natural born entrepreneur, Mr. Cavallaro whole heartedly believes that a positive understanding of our clients’ needs, create relationships that lead to loyalty and support, a theme that has been demonstrated in MJC Partners track record since its founding in2014. MJC Partners currently ranks 4thin M&A deals done in the Western U.S. and is tied for 1st in the number of private placements done in the Western U.S. Mr. Cavallaro has long benefitted from a diverse skill set and a genuine interest in people which has naturally established an extensive network of friendships and business partnerships throughout his rewarding career.
Carlton Jenkins is President of the Financial Services division of MJC partners. In his capacity as President, he provides oversight and ongoing strategic direction of a team of professionals focused on providing the highest level of service, best in class execution and industry knowledge to the firm’s financial services clients. Mr. Jenkins also provides advisory support to MJC Sports and Entertainment, a fast-growing branding and marketing unit within the MJC family of companies.
Mr. Jenkins is as career financial services executive, recognized locally and nationally for his commitment to and successful history of success in looking creatively at ways to deploy capital, banking and financial services products and services into Emerging Markets and Underserved Communities, Mr. Jenkins has been involved as a Founder orCo-Founder in 2 Minority Owned Banks, while also serving as Chairman, President and CEO of one of the most successful Minority Owned banks in the Country. He has helped raise and deploy Institutional Capital into Urban Markets as a Partner with one of the country’s most successful Private Equity Firms and has also provided diversity and urban market related advice and counsel to a number of Commercial Banks, Fortune 500 Companies and a number of GSE’s. His leadership as a board member and advisor has also has also been provided at the highest level to a number of both Corporate and Non-Profit organizations focused on issues such as entrepreneurship, job creation, capital formation, community economic development, and social services.
Mr. Jenkins experience, relationships and knowledge of both the financial services landscape as well other verticals gives MJC Partners a unique competitive advantage as it continues on its path toward building a family of professional client focused companies.
Mr. Gutterman is an Associate at MJC Partners and is responsible for executing M&A, capital raising and valuation analysis for the firm. Prior to joining MJC Partners in 2015, Mr. Gutterman was an Associate with Sterne Agee’s Financial Institutions Investment Banking group in Newport Beach. Prior to that role, Mr. Gutterman was an Associate at Arbor Advisors in Palo Alto, executing M&A and private placements for private technology companies. Previously, Mr. Gutterman spent four years at JP Morgan Securities in the Private Client Services division. Originally from the Bay Area, Mr. Gutterman holds both a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. Mr. Gutterman is licensed as a registered representative with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and holds the following licenses: Series 7, 63, 66, and 79.
Ms. Moyer is the Marketing Director at MJC Partners and is responsible for managing the firm’s marketing, communication, and branding infrastructures. Prior to joining MJC Partners in 2015, Ms. Moyer freelanced for over 25 private clients including Baggy Boy Films, The Conrad Hilton Foundation and Alliance Bernstein. Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 2012, Ms. Moyer spent 3 years as a Senior Associate at State Street Corporation in Boston, MA, specializing in internal and external communications and business process improvement. Prior to that role, Ms. Moyer was the Marketing Manager at Otis & Ahearn Real Estate and was responsible for creating local marketing & branding support materials for prospective buyers, resulting in the sale of several properties ranging up to $14M. Previous to that role, Ms. Moyer was the Marketing Manager at United Way of Massachusetts Bay and played an integral role in the launch of the national ͞Live United͟ campaign as well as collaborated with cross-functional teams to develop original content and marketing plans. Originally from the Boston area, Ms. Moyer graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, CT with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Theater & Dance.
A Texas native, Mr. Taylor is an Analyst at MJC Partners and is responsible for executing M&A, capital raising and valuation analysis for the firm. Prior to joining MJC Partners in 2016, Anthony was an Analyst with New Century Capital Partners’ Technology Investment Banking group in Los Angeles. Prior to that role, Anthony was a Credit Analyst at Frost Bank (NYSE: CFR), providing financial analysis for credit underwriting to middle-market companies. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Baylor University.
Mr. Wix is an Analyst at MJC Partners and is responsible for M&A, capital raising and valuation analysis for the firm. Originally from Southern California, Mr. Wix holds a Bachelor of Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Management. Mr. Wix has passed the CFA level 1 exam.
Anna Danilowicz joined MJC Partners in August 2016 and provides comprehensive administrative support directly to the CEO, Michael Cavallaro. Additionally, Anna manages the daily functions of the office including basic Human Resources processes. Some of Anna’s past work experience includes a year at Oaktree Capital Management where she was the Human Resources Assistant specializing in recruiting & onboarding and 4 years at The Gores Group where she was the Office Manager with some Human Resources and EA responsibilities. In addition to her professional experiences, Anna founded women’s 501(c)3 nonprofit group “The Sisterhood LA” which serves and empowers impoverished women and families in the community. Anna received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from California State University, Los Angeles.