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Tanner Ainge, Managing Partner

     Throughout his career as a private equity investor, M&A attorney, and General Counsel of an acquisitive publicly-traded company, Tanner has helped create value for business owners in a wide variety of industries and size ranges, with transactions ranging from $1 million to over $5 billion in enterprise value.  Tanner began his career with the private equity firm HGGC and also practiced law with Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, a leading international firm.  He now advises entrepreneurs and business owners in a wide variety of corporate transactions including acquisitions, real estate, venture capital, private equity, and any of their other corporate legal needs. 

     Tanner earned his Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University.

*Tanner is currently admitted to the Illinois Bar and no other jurisdiction.      

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Ezra Nair, Project Coordinator

     Ezra is a word-processing ninja and assists our clients and advisors with all of their clerical and other support needs.   He not only makes sure that all of our projects are completed on-time, but with precision and detailed organization.  Our advisors and clients value his transactional support skills, creativity, resourcefulness and ability to remain calm in the midst of high-pressure deadlines.  

     Ezra earned his Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University in Sociology and is originally from Aurora, Illinois.