Tom Hill

Senior Vice President

Tom Hill joins Palm Tree with over 20 years of banking and finance experience

He most recently led the Commercial Banking Division bank wide at Banc of California. Prior to Banc of California, Tom led the Commercial Banking Division in greater Los Angeles for Opus Bank. Tom was also a senior Relationship Manager and Team Lead at East West Bank and had multiple Relationship Manager roles with Union Bank. Tom has closed dozens of financings in his career including cash flow based acquisition financing, dividend recapitalizations, Asset Based Loans, owner occupied financing and other related structures.  Before entering the banking field, Tom worked in the Aerospace and Defense field for six years. Tom holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor in Economics from Towson University. Tom is originally from Baltimore Maryland but has lived in Los Angeles for the last seventeen years.

Tom currently lives in Marina Del Rey and enjoys the beach, is an avid tennis player and loves to travel both internationally and domestically. Tom is also one of the worst karaoke singers you will ever meet.

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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Chris Felderman

Managing Director and Head of FDD

Mitchel Nakken

Managing Director and Head of Transitions

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Pardis Nasseri

Founder, Managing Director, and President

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Stephen E. Rossi

Managing Director and
Head of Capital Markets

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David Wolinsky

Managing Director

Bryan Crutchfield

Senior Vice President

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Derek Alderton

Senior Advisor

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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