Aug 09, 2021

Northborne Partners Adds Cam Wood as Director; Matt Hansen and Ryan Kromminga as Associates; Tiernan Foster-Smith, Anthony John and Landon Sheridan as Analysts; and Bekka Kadrlik as Marketing Manager

Premier Boutique Investment Bank Focused on Selling Privately Owned Businesses Continues to Expand

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, August 6, 2021 – Northborne Partners, a leading independent middle-market M&A advisor, has announced several new additions to the Northborne family.

  • Cameron Wood has joined as a Director. Cameron joins Northborne following a successful career as a corporate attorney, including as an associate at Cleary Gottlieb in New York and most recently as a partner in the M&A group at Dorsey & Whitney in Minneapolis. Ken Higgins, Founder and Managing Director at Northborne commented, “Four of the five founding partners at Northborne share a similar legal background, and the entire firm is thrilled to have such an accomplished individual as Cam join to further our mission of providing highly sophisticated M&A services to privately held businesses. During his ten-year legal career, Cam completed more than 75 transactions for a multitude of corporate and private equity clients, including Land O’ Lakes, United Health Group and Xcel Energy. Senior-level attention at all phases of the sale process is a hallmark of Northborne Partners, and Cam greatly bolsters our ability to provide it.”
  • Matt Hansen and Ryan Kromminga have joined as Associates. Matt joins following several years of investment banking as an analyst at Northland Securities and Piper Sandler. Ryan joins following a decade of M&A, finance and strategy experience at Hillcrest Capital Partners, United Health Group and Medtronic. Mark Horvick, Founder and Managing Director at Northborne commented, “Attracting top-flight talent is critical to our client value proposition. We are incredibly fortunate to bring onboard such talented and experienced individuals as Matt and Ryan.”
  • Tiernan Foster-Smith, Anthony John and Landon Sheridan have also each joined as Analysts. Tiernan joins from Hammond Hanlon Camp (H2C), where he focused on healthcare investment banking. A dual-degreed Stanford engineering grad, Anthony joins from Smithbridge, a major Australian construction firm. Landon joins from CliftonLarsonAllen, where he focused on transaction advisory services. Ben Marks, Founder and Managing Director at Northborne commented, “With the addition of Tiernan, Anthony and Landon, we have rounded out an A+ team of analysts to provide transaction support and client service.”
  • Bekka Kadrlik has joined as Marketing Manager. Bekka joins from Broadly, a Bay Area software firm focused on small businesses, where she managed an 80-person office and held substantial HR and marketing responsibilities. Paul Jevnick, Founder and Managing Director at Northborne commented, “Bekka is the perfect fit. She brings a wealth of experience in a multitude of business disciplines. Though she’s been on board only a few weeks, she has quickly improved our organization and grabbed the reins on the marketing front. She will be an invaluable addition to the team.”

Paul further added, “Each of these individuals was chosen specifically to build Northborne’s client-focused, team-oriented culture. While we are growing rapidly in a hot M&A environment, we are taking extreme care to grow in a manner that reinforces our unique and positive culture. We believe Northborne’s culture is the key to delivering the best possible client service in a sustainable fashion.”

Northborne Partners is a preeminent middle market investment banking firm focused on providing sell-side M&A advisory services to privately held companies in the food & consumer, healthcare and industrials sectors, among others. Northborne Partners is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN and provides M&A advisory services nationwide.


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