Our Team

Richard Conroy

Partner

Over 30 years of experience in investment and commercial banking, as well as consulting.

Led and executed numerous and complex leveraged transactions.

Provided debt and investment banking services to public, private, domestic and international corporations in consumer products, energy, food and beverage, infrastructure, manufacturing, medical, mining and minerals, retail, transportation and warehousing (>$25 billion).

Prior to co-founding Beechwood’s predecessor The Rockland Group in 2003, Mr. Conroy was a managing director in Millburn Capital Group and Amper Investment Banking.  

At Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, was head of the NY Leveraged Finance Group (developed & monitored investments for PE Groups) and founded the Real Estate and Public Finance Groups.

Prior to Dresdner, he served in various capacities at Fortis Capital, Citibank and PNC.

Received a BS and MBA in accounting from The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Registered with FINRA as a General Securities Principal (Series 7, 63, 27, 79 and 24 licenses).

Mark Furman

Partner

Mr. Furman has over 35 years of experience providing corporate finance and investment banking services to clients with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and financing.

Mr. Furman has completed successful transactions, valued at over $2 billion, dating back to the 1980’s. He joined Beechwood in March 2019.

Mr. Furman founded CVF Securities, a broker-dealer registered with the SEC and FINRA in 1989 and sold the firm to GB Capital Markets, Inc. in March 2018 where he remained as Chief Compliance Officer through February 2019.

Mr. Furman co-founded CVF in 1989 and lead the firm’s M&A efforts on both the buy-side and sell-side. Mr. Furman also directed all of the firm’s valuation activities. 

CVF was originally sold to Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (“CIBC”) in 1997 where Mr. Furman remained as a Managing Director in the Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking Group.

Prior to founding CVF, Mr. Furman was a Vice President in the Media Group of The Chase Manhattan Bank.

Mr. Furman holds the following licenses with FINRA: Series 7, Series 79, Series 24 and Series 63.

Scott Rothman

Partner

Scott Rothman joined Beechwood Capital Advisors as a partner in March 2019.

Prior to joining Beechwood, he was president of GB Capital Markets Inc. in Millburn, NJ, which he established with a specific focus on the digital asset space.

The firm was founded to advise companies on fundraising within the blockchain industry, including fintech, healthcare, gaming, and foreign exchange industries. Scott led the investment banking sales outreach process to quickly expand GB.

Prior to establishing GB Capital Markets, Scott was an institutional sales trader with Macro Risk Advisors in New York City. He established fifteen new hedge fund accounts, which generated incremental revenue of $1.5 million annually. He was also head of equity derivatives trading with ITG in New York City, where he launched a profitable institutional derivatives trading desk that provided research ideas and execution services to clients.  

Scott founded and was president and CEO of JFD Securities in Millburn, NJ, where he was the top producing trader in US-listed equities and options and generated over $24 million in revenue. Scott has also worked at Schwab Capital Markets and Sherwood Securities.  

Scott draws on over 21 years of experience and holds the following FINRA Licenses: Series 4, Series 7, Series 24, Series 55, and Series 63.

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