James has been in the mergers and acquisitions, funding/equity raise, and advisory services for more than 20 years. He has been involved in and successfully closed more than 78 transactions in the following industry segments: Telecom, Technology, Software, Services, Insurance, Retail, Real Estate, Third-Party Logistics, Energy, and Financial Services in the U.S., India and Mexico.
Mr. Vance is an experienced strategic and financial leader with four successful exits, three of which were in the telecommunications industry. To date, Mr. Vance has been responsible for 13 major business transactions in his career. He has held multiple executive management positions including CFO, COO and SVP. His 20-plus year career spans large private and public companies such as CHR Solutions, WilTel, Telscape International, DNS Communications, and Matrix Telecom as well as startups.
Mr. Wohl launched the HTC North in partnership with HARC (Houston Advanced Research Center) to incubate and accelerate early stage technology companies. His record of achievement in technology driven industries has allowed Mr. Wohl to leverage his experience in domestic and world markets to identify, negotiate and lead successful product and business development initiatives. As an intrapreneur within major corporations and as a serial entrepreneur, he is skilled in product development, market entry, sales, licensing, and operations management.