Butler Snow Announces New Subsidiary: Butler Snow Advisory Services
January 24, 2011
Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC announced today the formation of a new subsidiary, Butler Snow Advisory Services, LLC, under the direction of Chief Executive Officer Matt A. Thornton.
Based in Ridgeland, Miss., the new company offers a complete range of traditional business and financial services to commercial and industrial, small business, emerging growth and start-up business enterprises, as well as public and government entities.
“The creation of Butler Snow Advisory Services provides new and existing clients a wide range of advisory services to transform and improve their businesses,” said Donald Clark Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow.
Butler Snow Advisory Services, LLC, will focus primarily on a broad range of professional service offerings including: strategic planning and development, business strategy assessment, business turnaround execution, management restructuring, mergers and acquisition advisory services, company and business valuation, financial model design, strategic business development services, financial and management due diligence, business operational effectiveness, acquisition and disposition support, customer and market optimization, corporate financial advisory and planning, executive in residence (fractional COO), emerging growth company general advisory, intellectual property commercialization, public financing advisory services and SWOT Analysis.
“Matt has a vast amount of experience in managing business development endeavors and cultivating corporate and governmental relationships,” Clark said. “With Matt’s leadership, Butler Snow Advisory Services can help our clients be better positioned for strategic growth.”
Thornton has served as Vice President of Corporate Development at SmartSynch and as Managing Director and Fund Manager for InvestLinc Private Equity LLC. He is former Vice President for Innovation and Resource Development for the Mississippi Technology Alliance, where he counseled more than 400 companies in capitalization structure, company formation, legal structure, mergers and acquisitions. He has held several key administrative positions with AmSouth Bancorporation and has served as a management consultant for Price Waterhouse LLC.
Thornton earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in banking and finance from The University of Mississippi, where he graduated magna cum laude.