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Director M&A Originations Buy-Side Advisory Firm
*NOTE: This opportunity is specific to executive candidates living within a same-day flight or driving commute distance to the Nashville area that are willing to commute to Nashville either once or twice (optionally) per month. Andra Partners LLC ( is a boutique Mergers & Acquisitions Originations (M&A) firm based in the metropolitan Nashville area conducting a search to align additional Directors with the firm. The firm supports the buy-side acquisition interests of leading national private equity (PE) firms that acquire middle market companies generating $5M - $300M in annual revenue, and EBITDA of $3M or more, across industry verticals. The Managing Director seeks qualified Directors to expand the firm’s business, including the establishment of proprietary dialogues with the ownership of middle market company acquisition targets and the development of additional private equity firm client relationships. This is not a salaried role, but the right candidate should realistically expect to generate $200,000-$900,000 or above in annual income by the end of his/her second year. Prior experience in M&A is advantageous, but not a requirement. Appropriate candidates are current or former C-suite executives that have likely had senior sales experience at some point in their career, or current or former senior sales management (such as current or former EVP/SVP/VP/Director of Sales or equivalent). While this is not a sales role, the executive presence, results focus, organizational skills, and other success drivers associated with sales leadership and high value solution sales are leverageable and useful in building high-level relationships with PE clients and the ownership of acquisition candidate companies.
Career experience: Appropriate individuals will have over 20 years of C-suite and/or senior executive sales experience, and will have likely earned at least $200,000 or above annually in their current or last position. Academic requirements: A 4-year undergraduate business degree is required, and an MBA or EMBA is preferred. Appropriate candidates will have these attributes: • Successful and driven to contact and establish high level business relationships with the CEO’s and business owners of acquisition targets and private equity firm clients across the continental U.S. and Canada from inception (i.e., can excel in an executive “rainmaker” profile) • Are process-focused and willing to rigorously leverage the firm’s proprietary target research and engagement process in order to generate discreet proprietary acquisition dialogues • Have a desire to work in and develop a knowledge base across a wide array of industry sectors • Want to partner with private equity firm client contacts on thesis-led investment initiatives • Are financially secure, with the personal financial resources necessary to sustain an initial lack of income during the time needed to build a book of 3-5 sustained client relationships and successfully engage companies targeted for acquisition by those PE clients (estimated at approximately 18 months) • Are comfortable with 6-12 month and longer transaction cycles needed for acquisitions to complete • Desire control over their work and vacation schedule (no personal or vacation time limitations) • Do not want to travel extensively for work (5% travel or less) and want a greater QOL (quality of life) • Are risk tolerant and patient, as well as long-term results focused and highly motivated to succeed • Are able to function effectively both independently as well as on a teamwork basis • Are previously successful, but seeking a differentiated high income and QOL opportunity vs. a job • Are highly driven, energetic, persistent, and committed to impeccable ethical and moral standards
*NOTE: This opportunity is targeted to executive candidates with over 20 years of experience, including experienced MBA and undergraduate business school alumni either residing in the Nashville metropolitan area or not residing in Nashville that are willing to commute to it once per month. Appropriate candidates will have high level sales leadership and sales-related backgrounds.

Full time

Office located in Franklin, TN. The opportunity is open to candidates residing in the Nashville metropolitan area or not residing in Nashville that are willing to commute to it once per month.

Individuals with appropriate prior success, career experience, and financial resources are invited to respond to this announcement by emailing their resume to Ms. Kathleen Koontz at for review.
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Andra Partners, LLC
As a buy-side mergers and acquisitions origination firm focused on the middle market, Andra Partners aligns with leading private equity investment firms and corporate clients in support of their strategic growth objectives. Andra Partners is committed to enhancing its current long term client partnerships, and selectively building new client partnerships with appropriate acquirers and investors in collaborative pursuit of these objectives. To that end, Andra Partners utilizes a proprietary 6-step targeted search process leveraging best in class research protocols and resources to identify pure proprietary acquisition and minority investment opportunities with industry leading middle market companies. These thesis-driven targeted searches support client-defined platform and add-on initiatives across industry verticals, and engage the ownership of middle market companies in confidential dialogues with industry focused acquirers and investors. As a result, Andra Partners has delivered over $3B in change of control and minority investment opportunities to its clients, and enabled the ownership and leadership of many middle market companies to explore enhanced business growth and wealth capture strategies that further capitalize on their success.