As a vice president of Fairlead Advisors, Mr. MacDonald provides valuation and financial analysis expertise for our clients. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. MacDonald was a senior analyst at Niotan, Inc., a manufacturer of high quality tantalum powder for use in the electronics industry. At Niotan, he played an instrumental role in the turnaround and eventual sale of the company to another industry participant.
Prior to his tenure at Niotan, Mr. MacDonald held a fellowship with the University of Nevada, Reno Technology Transfer Department. Mr. MacDonald’s responsibilities with the Technology Transfer Department included financial and market analyses for UNR’s portfolio of renewable energy patents.
From 2006 to 2008, Mr. MacDonald worked as a financial analyst for Interstate Equities Corporation (IEC), a private equity fund specializing in commercial real estate investments. While at IEC, Mr. MacDonald’s primary responsibilities included acquisition and disposition analyses and investor relations.
Mr. MacDonald received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Santa Clara and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Nevada, Reno.