Chris Felderman

Managing Director and Head of FDD

Chris Felderman is a senior leader focused on Palm Tree’s financial due diligence services and overall firm growth.

Mr. Felderman has over 15 years of financial advisory experience including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, carve-outs, and spin-off projects for both private equity and corporate clients.

Before joining Palm Tree, Mr. Felderman held transaction advisory roles for  PwC and EY. He also founded his own consulting firm focused on financial due diligence, where he led and assisted multiple sell-side advisory projects for a Fortune 50 client and advised on transactions ranging in size from $3 million to $5 billion.

Mr. Felderman holds both a BBA in Accounting and Master of Accountancy degree from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa. He is a licensed CPA in the state of Illinois and successfully passed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program. He is passionate about his golf game and the Iowa Hawkeyes, but most of his time away from the office is spent with his wife and three young daughters.

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Senior Leadership

Led by seasoned M&A professionals with experience in private equity investing, investment banking, Big Four accounting, Elite Three consulting, and business operations.

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Mitchel Nakken

Managing Director and Head of Transitions

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Pardis Nasseri

Founder, Managing Director, and President

Stephen E. Rossi

Managing Director and
Head of Capital Markets

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David Wolinsky

Managing Director

Tom Hill

Senior Vice President

Rouzheen Myrick

Senior Vice President

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Vincent Nguyen

Senior Vice President

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Derek Alderton

Board Member

Careers with Palm Tree

We have select positions available at all levels of our organization. Contact us for a confidential discussion about joining a firm that L.A. Business Journal named among L.A.'s most influential M&A advisors.

Exposure to projects and opportunities to work closely with clients offers Palm Tree employees lateral and progressive advancement inside the firm.

We currently have positions available within the organization for employees of top accounting and consulting firms and for recent graduates.

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