Steven H. Griffin

Partner & Co-Founder

Steven is a seasoned professional with 40+ years in energy, banking, and finance; both as principal and investor. Steve is a past banking executive and former CEO for two different gas & convenience and wholesale distribution companies, including a chain of over 50 quick-service restaurants within North America. Steve has significant experience within the merger & acquisition sector including energy, retail, and real estate.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (buy & sell side representation)
  • Capital Raise and Restructuring (debt and equity)
  • Retail Operations
  • Strategic Planning / Advisory
  • Supply and Vendor Negotiations
  • Financial Analysis and Valuation
Experience & Education
  • 40+ years within retail gas and convenience/travel center operations, including fuel distribution and food service industries.
  • Invested and operated in excess of 175 C-stores, wholesale, transportation/logistics and 50 quick-service restaurants within North America.
  • Provided advisory services on over $1.5 Billion of energy M&A and capital raise transactions.
  • B.S. in Business, Southern Nazarene University / University of Oxford, St. John’s College – 19th Century Economics.
Steven H. Griffin

(217) 821-1205

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