Jay Sherwood brings over 35 years of accounting, investment banking, and CFO experience supporting both private and public companies in a variety of sectors including life sciences, medical technology, and healthcare services. Jay offers expert experience in raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, and financial advisory transactions. In these areas, Jay has been responsible for raising more than $4.3 billion in equity and debt financing, as well as more the $2.5 billion in merger and acquisition transaction value. His experience in equity financing includes private placements of common and preferred stock with various capital sources in addition to initial public offerings (IPOs) and follow-on public offerings on the NYSE, NASDAQ and OTC Markets. Jay’s expertise extends also to the Securities & Exchange Commission, senior management, Board of Directors reporting and communications, preparation and review of financial statements and operating forecasts, IPO and other financing preparation, investor presentations and due diligence, development and preparation of business plans and business sections for SEC filings, and investor relations. Jay has a strong analytic benchmarking approach to evaluating financials, operation performance, and corporate strategy.