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Howard Turk

Howard Turk

Partner

Howard Turk is a title industry strategist, corporate turnaround specialist, lawyer and best selling author with over 30 years of experience fostering profitable growth for title agencies and underwriters. He has extensive nationwide and international executive-level industry experience that spans every facet of the settlement service and title industry.
Howard’s diverse background and unique skill set affords him an unparalleled practical perspective. His lifetime of experience includes small business roles (i.e. owning and building a high transaction volume real estate law firm and a 36 state title agency) as well as big business roles (i.e. senior leadership roles at First American Title in the US and internationally, President of a Brookfield (NYSE:BAM) title agency joint venture).
Howard is the founder and President of ProsperitasForward, a leading national consulting firm supporting title agencies and underwriters nationally. He holds an LL.B from the University of Ottawa as well as an undergraduate degree from York University.

‘The only source of knowledge is experience’

-Albert Einstein.

Brett Story

Brett Story

Partner

Brett is a founding partner of Britehorn Partners and an experienced investment banker and corporate attorney with extensive transaction advisory experience. Prior to Britehorn, Brett was Director of Corporate Finance with the Denver-based investment bank Janco Partners, where he managed the firm’s technology and media banking practice. Before Janco, he was a Director at Legacy Wealth Partners, an alternative investment and asset management boutique. Brett has practiced in Miami and Denver as an M&A attorney, most recently with Minor & Brown. Brett holds a JD from the University of Miami School Of Law and a Professional Certification in Mergers & Acquisitions from the New York Institute of Finance.

Bobbi Babitz

Bobbi Babitz

Partner

Bobbi is a founding partner of Britehorn Partners. She brings over twenty years of private equity and transactional experience in high-growth companies in both the public and private capital markets. Over the course of her career, she has served as banker, advisor, principal investor, board member, and interim management for companies in a wide range of industries with an emphasis on media, technology, business services, and healthcare. Prior to founding Britehorn Partners, Bobbi served as a principal of lower middle market private equity firm Mercantile Capital Group where she sourced, structured, and added value to portfolio investments. Before joining Mercantile, Bobbi was a biotech research analyst with Union Bank of Switzerland Lifescience Group. She started her financial career with Trebol, the U.S. investment arm of Argentine private bank Banco General de Negocios.

Andrew Hurry

Andrew Hurry

Partner

Andrew is a partner of Britehorn Partners with over 25 years of strategic advisory and transactional experience. His strengths include applying a unique combination of a pragmatic, scientific, engineering and finance background to complex situations across telecom, environmental, healthcare, and other industries. His recent projects include his role as Financial Consultant to Huntsville Utility for the development of a citywide fiber network and its resultant first-of-a-kind contract with Google Fiber.

Andrew spent 10 years as Senior Investment Banker at The Yale Group. Prior to The Yale Group, Andrew was a principal at Grayson & Associates, a merchant banking firm focusing on medical-related technology investments. Before Grayson, he was a Senior Project Manager in Europe for global environmental consulting firms, with his role focusing on business development, environmental due diligence, and natural resource development. Andrew holds an MBA from the University of London, England, an M.Sc. from University College London, and a B.Sc. from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

Jeff Schottler, CFA

Jeff Schottler, CFA

Managing Director

Jeff brings over 22 years of transaction experience to Britehorn Partners with a proven track record in growth and acquisition financings, management buyouts, minority sales, and liquidity and control transactions. He also possesses in-depth experience in management consulting and strategic advisory including teaching C-level executives how to make better strategic and operational decisions, financial planning and analysis, financial modeling, due diligence, valuation analysis. Jeff primarily focuses on the technology, business services and healthcare sectors for lower middle market companies. Prior to joining Britehorn, Jeff has served as a Managing Director at Colorado Financial, Headwaters MB, and as a founding Partner at ClearCreek Partners. He is a Lieutenant Colonel with the United States Army Reserve. Jeff is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and he received his MS in Finance from the University of Colorado, Denver and his BS from Colorado State University.

Sarel Doglu

Sarel Doglu

Chief Information Officer

Sarel has significant experience in understanding, designing and deploying full-scale technology solutions across variety of platforms. His unique knowledge of understanding how to tightly tie technology solutions with the core day-to-day companies’ operational needs has been a key advantage for their overall growth. With his hands-on management style he directed various technology groups to execute top tier system architectures and meet companies’ goals and objectives. Bringing 15 years of maturity and understanding of organizational structure, Sarel was involved in several management positions. Prior to Britehorn he has performed as chief technology officer for SkipBarber Racing School, the digital health records company ArroHealth and Lifetopia, a provider of housing software solution to the higher educational market. Sarel has also built and managed several internet services companies in the Finance, Social Media, Advertising and e-commerce markets.

Sarel’s proven strategy to recruit and build highly efficient, well structured and cost effective teams always resulted in innovative solutions and superior results. He currently resides in Austin, TX and serves as a mentor at the Capital Factory

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