XLCS Partners, Inc., a leading middle market investment bank, is pleased to announce three promotions and three recent hires to support the firm’s continued growth.

Jay Cremer has been promoted to Vice President. Jay joined the firm in 2017 after an internship with the firm. He received his undergraduate degree in finance and economics and an MBA from Indiana University and holds FINRA Series 79 and Series 63. Jay has worked on all facets of transactions across multiple industries.

Eric Schoendorf has been promoted to Senior Associate after joining XLCS in 2019 as an Analyst. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago with high honors in finance and accounting, holds a CPA certification, FINRA Series 7, and Series 63. Eric played professional soccer for FC Linkoping City in Sweden just prior to joining XLCS.

Matt Crabtree has been promoted to Associate after joining XLCS in 2019 as an Analyst. Prior to Investment Banking, Matt worked as an Account Specialist for Aon Risk Services, a worldwide commercial insurance brokerage. Matt earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and holds FINRA Series 79 and Series 63.

Reed McMahon has joined XLCS as an Analyst after interning in the summer of 2020. Reed graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Harbert’ College of Business.

Johnny Sebastian has joined XLCS as an Analyst. Johnny received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, as well as Master’s degrees from the Kellogg School of Management and the University of Wisconsin. Johnny was also a student-athlete and co-captain on the nationally ranked Northwestern and University of Wisconsin’s wrestling team.

Samantha Angarola has joined XLCS as Administrative Support. Prior to joining XLCS, she provided customer service for Union National Bank. Samantha graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration.

“It’s gratifying to see the personal and professional development of each individual on our team,” shared Bob Contaldo, Managing Partner. “Our people are exceptional and their contribution is essential to fulfilling our promise to our client… ‘Investment Banking to the Highest Degree’. We congratulate them.”

XLCS is currently seeking senior level investment banking professionals nationwide and is looking to fill analyst, associate, marketing, finance, and administrative positions. Please visit https://xlcspartners.com/careers/ for more information.

About XLCS Partners, Inc.
XLCS Partners is an investment banking firm providing M&A advisory services to select clients globally. More information is available at www.xlcspartners.com.