Rishi Chellani

Director

Rishi Chellani is a Director of Palm Tree and focuses on financial due diligence for both buy-side and sell-side transactions as well as post-close transition support.

Mr. Chellani has transaction experience across a variety of industries including consumer products, industrial services, and SaaS, among others.

Before joining Palm Tree, Mr. Chellani worked within the Transaction Advisory Services group at RSM in Los Angeles and was an external auditor with KPMG in San Francisco. He earned his bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Chapman University, Argyros School of Business.

Mr. Chellani enjoys traveling the world, playing basketball, and watching sports.

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Pardis Nasseri

Chairman and CEO

Derek Alderton

Vice Chairman

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Tracy Albert

Vice Chairman, Investment Banking

Clayton Grindle

President and COO

David Wolinsky

Chief Talent Officer

Ryan Kanaley

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Felderman

Senior Managing Director,
Co-Head of Consulting

Mitchel Nakken

Senior Managing Director,
Co-Head of Consulting

Stephen E. Rossi

Senior Managing Director,
Head of Investment Banking

Britt Terrell

Managing Director,
Head of Capital Markets

Phillip Cooper

Managing Director

Britton Woolf

Managing Director

Rouzheen Myrick

Managing Director

Vincent Nguyen

Managing Director

Steven Richards

Managing Director

Dulce Martinez

Head of Client Coverage

Rishi Chellani

Director

Nick Fedorchak

Director

Matt Murray

Director

M. Charles Festa

Director, Talent Acquisition

Dieema Wheaton

Director, Talent Management

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Danny Arnaout

Senior Vice President

Stephanie Kersey

Senior Vice President

Kathleen Obiala

Senior Vice President

Michael Sieglen

Senior Vice President

Joseph Wade

Senior Vice President

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.