XLCS Partners, Inc., an independent investment banking firm providing M&A advisory, capital raising, and debt advisory services, is pleased to announce that it has promoted Jay Cremer to Senior Associate and expanded its team in Chicago with the hiring of a new analyst, Owen Moore.



Jay Cremer has been promoted to Senior Associate at XLCS’s Chicago office. His responsibilities will include transaction execution, project management, M&A research, and client presentations.

Jay received his undergraduate degree in finance and economics and MBA from Indiana University. He holds FINRA Series 79 and Series 63 licenses.



Owen Moore has joined XLCS as an Analyst and is responsible for project management, research, and financial analysis. Before joining XLCS,Owen was a financial analyst at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Owen received his undergraduate degree with Honors from the University of Chicago in Public Policy Studies and was a member of the Trott Business Program.

“We are excited about the level of talent across our firm and are having fun building the team,” said Joe Contaldo, Partner. “Our culture encourages creativity, initiative, and leadership and we seek to provide great work-life balance and opportunities for rapid advancement within the firm. We want to make XLCS a career-long home for our people.”

XLCS is currently seeking senior level investment banking professionals nationwide and is looking to fill analyst, associate, marketing, finance, and administrative positions in both its Chicago and Suburban Chicago offices. Please visit  https://xlcsprod.wpengine.com/careers/ for more information.


About XLCS Partners

XLCS Partners, Inc. is an independent investment banking firm that provides M&A advisory, capital raising, and debt advisory for select clients globally. Middle market companies and private equity funds rely on our creative solutions, thoughtful insight, and truthful advice when considering exiting their companies, making strategic acquisitions, partnering with private equity sponsors, and raising debt or equity capital. More information is available at www.xlcspartners.com.