Anton is a Director with nearly 15 years of advisory, financial and operational experience with companies ranging from startups to large multinational corporations. Relevant industries include: software, technology, industrials, business services, retail, consumer, telecom, life science, medical device and ESG. Anton is differentiated by his experience in growth equity investing and operational experience as a CFO/COO, which complement his core FP&A and transformation leadership skills.
With Accordion, Anton has partnered with management and sponsors of private equity backed companies to improve liquidity and business performance through enhanced visibility. Anton has developed robust 13-week cash forecasts and managed working capital in distressed situations. In addition, he has created consolidating reporting, forecasting and synergy tracking models by the design and implementation of tools and processes in complex organizations.
Prior to Accordion, Anton was a Co-Founder and CFO/COO of a real estate technology startup serving zoning analytics in California. He drove capital raising, managed cash burn and Treasury, and led business strategy, digital marketing and direct sales. Anton designed and implemented the transformative adoption of a B2B SAAS business model that resulted in 100% revenue growth and significant seed capital.
Before being an operator, Anton had over a decade of advisory and investment experience. He sourced investments and executed numerous funding and M&A transactions at RiverVest Venture Partners. He worked closely with the CEOs and CFOs of over 30 portfolio companies on: liquidity management, follow-on raises, business plans, sales team analytics, M&A, IPO preparation, liquidation waterfalls and efficient wind-down of public market positions. In addition, Anton has experience with fund liquidity projection and management, capital calls, audit preparation, Level 3 asset valuation and fund raising.
Prior to moving west, Anton was a Vice President in Senior Relationship Management at Barclays Capital in New York City where he worked on big ticket strategic corporate and investment banking transactions. He started his career in Lehman Brothers’ Investment Banking Division where he gained extensive financial modeling, M&A and capital raising experience.
Anton received his M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. He obtained Beta Gamma Sigma honors and the Kenneth and Marilyn Steinback Endowed Scholarship. Anton graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from New York University with a B.A. in Economics (with Honors) and a minor in French.
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