With 20 years of finance and corporate development experience, Fred E. Tannous brings financial management, strategy, M&A and business development expertise to the US First Capital team. As co-founder and Managing Director, Mr. Tannous helps clients succeed through focused support covering financial and strategic planning, modeling and analytics, M&A and integration, financial marketing, risk management and international expansion strategies. His toolkit is complimented by broad industry experience in financial services, telecom, gaming & lodging, nutritional sciences, e-commerce and technology/software.
Over the course of his professional career, Mr. Tannous has launched several start-up companies and worked extensively with numerous emerging companies to improve performance, enhance enterprise value and maximize returns, in addition to helping challenged companies develop winning strategies, negotiate settlements and implement effective action plans. Mr. Tannous previously spent over 10 years in chief executive and chief financial officer roles in technology, hospitality and nutritional sciences sectors. He has negotiated successful acquisitions, led due diligence teams, crafted successful integration plans, and arranged numerous financings and banking facilities. His background as former executive with emerging and mid-market companies provides him with a unique perspective on business and financial issues.