Our Team
LOU CASTELLI
Managing Partner

Lou has significant transactional experience, predominately buying and selling closely-held companies. Prior to forming PennSpring, Lou was Managing Director of a leading middle market investment bank. Also an accomplished operator, Lou was the founder of a municipal consulting company that was eventually sold to a private equity firm. He began his career as an investment banker with Prudential in 1999. Prior to his career in business, Lou played professional tennis.

Lou has significant transactional experience, predominately buying and selling closely-held companies. Prior to forming PennSpring, Lou was Managing Director of a leading middle market investment bank. Also an accomplished operator, Lou was the founder of a municipal consulting company that was eventually sold to a private equity firm. He began his career as an investment banker with Prudential in 1999. Prior to his career in business, Lou played professional tennis.

JUSTIN DAVIS
Partner

Justin is a seasoned entrepreneur and financial services professional, with 20 years of corporate communications experience. As Senior Vice President for First Capital Ventures, Justin was responsible for marketing, business development and investor relations for both the firm and its portfolio companies

Justin is a seasoned entrepreneur and financial services professional, with 20 years of corporate communications experience. As Senior Vice President for First Capital Ventures, Justin was responsible for marketing, business development and investor relations for both the firm and its portfolio companies

ANDREW RICE
Partner

Andrew brings to PennSpring over 13 years of transaction-related experience, particularly in buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence for both private equity firms and strategic buyers. Andrew will contribute to PennSpring’s direct investment initiatives, and lend proven leadership to the firm’s rapidly expanding sell-side advisory practice.

 

Andrew brings to PennSpring over 13 years of transaction-related experience, particularly in buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence for both private equity firms and strategic buyers. Andrew will contribute to PennSpring’s direct investment initiatives, and lend proven leadership to the firm’s rapidly expanding sell-side advisory practice.

 

AARON JACKSON
Partner

Aaron is the founder of Jackson Law Firm, PLLC and was a founding partner of Norton Jackson & Company.  His law firm focuses on business planning services, including asset protection, tax planning and business succession. Additionally, Jackson Law Firm, PLLC provides general business counsel services to its business owner clients.

EMILY BOMBERGER
Partner

Emily brings to PennSpring over 12 years of experience in providing financial reporting services to privately owned companies, specializing in transaction accounting, consolidations, Day 1 accounting and valuations for financial reporting. For PennSpring, Emily is focused on acquisition due diligence and holdings value enhancement.

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