Rodney Clark is Managing Director & Founder of Aspect Consumer Partners and has over 28 years of experience in investment banking, with a strong focus on strategic advisory, mergers & acquisitions and capital raising in the consumer industry.
Rodney’s transaction experience includes a wide variety of strategic and financial advisory assignments including, buy- and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private debt and equity placements. To date, he has been involved in over $65 billion in M&A and financing transactions in consumer and other industries, including branded consumer products, nutrition, ingredients, food, retail, apparel, footwear, beauty and cosmetics, household and personal care, lodging, business services, distribution and education. He has also completed a number of significant transactions in the technology sector.
Prior to founding Aspect Consumer Partners, Rodney spent over 20 years on Wall Street at firms such as Canaccord Genuity Inc. (TSX: CF), where he served as Head of Consumer & Retail and Healthy Living, The Presidio Group LLC, where he served as Managing Director and Head of Consumer, Food & Retail, Piper Jaffray (NYSE: PJC), where he served as Managing Director in Consumer M&A and Head of Consumer Products, Lehman Brothers, where he was a Senior Vice President in Mergers & Acquisitions, as well as Thomas Weisel Partners LLC and Montgomery Securities.
Rodney received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Washington and received his MBA, with Honors distinction, from Columbia Business School. He currently serves as a Director for Mammography Reporting Systems, Inc.