Vincent Nguyen


Mr. Nguyen brings over 17 years of experience in M&A Advisory, Corporate Finance, Private Equity Investment, and Investment Banking, along with vast experience implementing FP&A efficiencies, standardizing BI reporting, and streamlining budget and forecast processes.

Prior to Palm Tree, Mr. Nguyen worked as an investment professional and led the Southeast Asia investment office for CDH Investments, one of Asia’s largest PE funds with $21B of assets under management. He also led the Finance & Business Analytics Department at TravisMathew, a Callaway Golf company. He started his finance career in Investment Banking, where he executed private placements, IPO, corporate finance advisory engagements, and valuation services.

Mr. Nguyen received his MBA from the Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management and his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business. In addition to his finance career, he co-founded a successful specialty coffee business with 14 locations and over 150 employees. He enjoys road trips and traveling with his wife and two daughters.

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Pardis Nasseri

CEO and President

Derek Alderton

Vice Chairman

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Tracy Albert

Vice Chairman, Investment Banking

David Wolinsky

Chief Talent Officer

Stephen E. Rossi

Managing Director and
Head of Investment Banking

David M.V. Barnes

Managing Director and Head of M&A

Chris Felderman

Managing Director and
Head of Financial Due Diligence

Mitchel Nakken

Managing Director and
Head of Transitions and Transformations

Britt Terrell

Managing Director and
Head of Capital Markets

Clayton Grindle

Chief Administrative Officer

Ryan Kanaley

Managing Director, Finance and Corporate Deveopment

Phillip Cooper

Managing Director

Dulce Martinez

Head of Client Coverage

Vincent Nguyen


Spencer Hong


Nick Fedorchak


M. Charles Festa

Director, Talent Acquisition

Dieema Wheaton

Director, Talent Management

Steven Richards

Senior Vice President

Rishi Chellani

Senior Vice President

Joseph Wade

Senior Vice President

Matt Murray

Senior Vice President

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Danny Arnaout

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.