Umbrex is pleased to welcome Lan Harrington with Gravitas Consulting. Lan is the founder of Gravitas Consulting, an advisory firm focused on M&A, commercial diligence, and growth strategy. She has 20 years of experience in strategy consulting and investment banking.
Lan spent five years at Bain & Company, where she did a number of international M&A engagements out of Bain’s Dallas, London, and San Francisco offices. She then joined MHT Midspan, a startup investment bank serving middle market businesses and private equity clients. In the course of her 12 years in investment banking, she was Managing Director of Strategic Advisory and Managing Director of Buyside M&A. growing her firm from startup to a national bank with 3 US offices and a large PE book of business.
She lives in Dallas, Texas, and, through Gravitas Consulting, takes on both solo deals and team projects together with boutique consultancy partners. Lan has an MBA from Stanford Business School and an undergraduate degree from Rice University.
Umbrex is pleased to welcome James Agres with 2nd St Strategy. James is a Senior Management Consultant with 10+ years of strategic consulting experience. His work focuses on sell-side and buy-side commercial due diligence for Private Equity and Investment Banking clients. James possesses deep expertise in developing and executing organic and M&A driven growth strategies for mid-market clients. He also has extensive experience in operational performance improvement, value creation, and transformation initiatives across diverse industries including industrials, healthcare, consumer products, ecommerce, retail, media, high-tech and financial services. James is a proven team leader experienced in delivering multiple concurrent complex, ambiguous, and data-driven projects in rigorous and fast-paced environments, consistently addressing the most challenging strategic issues facing my clients and delivered distinctive solutions.
James has received an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business with a specialization in Strategy and Finance and a BS in Computer Science from DePaul University.
His specialties are:
• Commercial due diligence
• Primary market research
• Growth strategy development and execution
• Post M&A integration and synergy capture
• Advanced problem structuring, problem solving and data analysis
James is looking to collaborate on lower middle market due diligence and growth strategy engagements, particularly where extensive primary market research is needed.
Miklos Tomka illuminates the importance of doing what you can to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus.
The Coronavirus is spreading fast and has spread inside of hospitals in China, exposing hospital staff. Various places are a source for spreading infections, light switches that everyone touches, is clearly one of these.
Ubiquilux has developed a product to reduce the risk of infections spreading in hospitals: a gesture controlled light switch. A light switch which does not react to random motions like motion sensing switches do (it reacts only to specific on/off/dim gestures) – the first true replacement of any switch. No one has to touch the light switch anymore
An independent, expert lead clinical study confirms that the new (patented) gesture-controlled technology from Ubiquilux is reducing bacterial load on the surface of a light switch (the light switch is a widely documented contributor of infection transmission).
Read the full article, Are you doing everything to protect yourself, your colleagues and your patients from the Coronavirus?, on LinkedIn.