Our Lead Team
Daniel Huang, Managing Director
Daniel brings to bear over 20 years of professional experience advising a broad array of companies, ranging from specialized start-up situations to multi-national corporations. Daniel has worked for Goldman, Sachs & Co., Merrill Lynch and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and other major investment banks advising a broad array of corporations and investors on private capital funding opportunities. He has been actively involved in capital raising engagements encompassing in excess of $10 billion. Daniel has advised and raised capital for a wide range of investment sponsors and strategies, including private equity, venture capital, infrastructure, real estate, emerging markets, hedge funds and specialized situations. He has been actively involved in raising capital from public and private pension funds, banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, foundations, endowments, consultants and financial advisors in North America, Europe and Asia. Daniel earned his M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management and his B.A. from New York University in Economics.
Theresa Menders, Managing Director
Theresa is a senior strategic executive with over 15 years of in-depth financial, operating and strategic consulting experience. Theresa has led or participated in a significant number of complex, multi-faceted advisory engagements, with senior management roles in both global institutions and start-up platforms. She has provided strategic and operational advisory services to global pharmaceutical companies, hospital systems, and leading medical device manufacturers. While at Mercer Management Consulting, Theresa advised Fortune 500 companies, a broad range of international conglomerates, and governmental authorities in the United States, Latin America and Eastern Europe. After Mercer, Theresa created a global growth strategy and operational redesign for the medical device division of a leading global electronics company. Theresa also directed the North American business lines of European-based financial advisory and consulting firm. Theresa earned her M.B.A. from The Wharton Graduate School of Business, her M.A. from Johns Hopkins University and her B.A. Magna cum Laude from Dartmouth College.
Michael A. Wyrick, Managing Director
Michael has been instrumental in the development of several startup companies in varying regions and sectors including international strategic marketing in the US, disaster recovery in the Caribbean and construction in the Middle East. Michael co-founded and served for five years as CEO of Tri-Eagle International, an international strategic marketing firm representing business interests such as aerospace/defense, transportation, infrastructure and energy. Tri-Eagle has provided US manufactured military aircraft apparatus to the Turkish Air Force, consulted on a USAID water supply contract in Northern Iraq, developed and implemented lobbying strategy between a foreign consortium and General Motors in an effort to provide $5 billion worth of GM trucks to the Turkish Land Forces Command and introduced a technology to upgrade heavy oil to the Government of Kuwait. Following the Haiti Earthquake, Michael helped establish the largest debris recovery company in the island nation, which conducted some of the largest demolition and debris removal operations on contracts funded by USAID, the United Nations, the World Bank, and the Haitian Government. Previously, Michael served in the Washington firm of U.S. Strategies Corporation as a legislative consultant. He has worked in corporate government relations for America Online, where he served as legislative liaison in the company’s public policy office. Michael received his BA in History, with an emphasis on the Modern Middle East, from the University of Arkansas, as well as studied Arabic in Yemen and Syria and German in Switzerland.