Michael J. Cavallaro
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. 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. 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 wholeheartedly believes that a positive understanding of our clients’ needs creates relationships that lead to loyalty and support, a theme that has been demonstrated in MJC Partners track record since its founding in 2014. MJC Partners currently ranks 4th in M&A deals done in the Western U.S. and is tied for 1st in the number of private placements. 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.
Mr. Jenkins is a career financial services executive, recognized locally and nationally for his commitment to and 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 either a Founder or Co-Founder at two minority-owned banks while also serving as Chairman, President & 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 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.
Investment Banking Team
Ms. Jenkins is the Marketing Assistant for MJC Partners and has been with the firm since 2018. Ms. Jenkins’ responsibilities include undertaking daily administrative responsibilities to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities, assisting in the organizing of promotional, business branding and charitable events, including the creation of marketing related materials to support the events and often attending them to facilitate their success. Additionally she provides support to the firm’s executives and team members with various marketing related projects. Prior to joining MJC Partners, Ms. Jenkins worked in the fashion and retail industries for such companies as Lucky Brand Jeans, Bliss, and Ross Stores. Ms. Jenkins is a Los Angeles native and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Apparel Merchandising from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.