Exit strategy advisor and licensed investment banker Sarah Djamshidi helps business owners make their exit strong, certain, and something to celebrate. With almost two decades of helping more than 200 companies with startup, growth, turnaround, exit strategy, and succession plans, she brings an innovative and holistic approach to exit strategy and succession. Analyzing financial, business, and personal goals, she helps determine the best exit options and structure to best postion your business. She is as dynamic in leading implementation as she is in strategy, fiscal planning, operations, mergers and acquisitions, processes for board members and executives, and testifying to the U.S. Senate on small business issues.

  • Worked with firms in multiple verticals, including aerospace/defense, government services, cybersecurity, biotech, chemical, supply chain and logistics, data analytics, hospitality, and medical/dental
  • Testified to U.S. Senate on small business issues
  • Worked in global teams including those in New Zealand, Finland, and the United Kingdom
  • Raised more than $25 million in venture capital for portfolio companies
  • Led association of more than 20 incubators and accelerators supporting more than 400 emerging companies, as president of the Maryland Business Incubation Association
  • Participated in Certified Business Exit Consultation (CBEC) training from Pinnacle Equity Solutions
  • FINRA Series 79-Investment Banking Representative
  • Holds Bachelor of Science in Management Science and Statistics with specialization in Decision Information Systems from the University of Maryland