Our leadership team has created an entrepreneurial environment within the organization, where, through perseverance and hard work, we do whatever it takes, within our values, to provide clients with the best solutions and execution in the marketplace.

CFAW's leaders, the firm's principals, are dedicated to significantly growing value in the company and developing the capabilities and well-being of our associates while at the same time ensuring our long-term prosperity and maintaining our culture and values.

To maintain our service level to our clients, strategic service delivery decisions are made at the point of client contact.

Chairman and CEO
Jim Zipursky

Jim Zipursky joined Corporate Finance Associates in 1990 and has become an integral part of CFA's leadership team. He was elected Chairman and CEO in 2018. Jim also serves as Chairman of CFA's Membership Committee and is CFAW's representative to the International Business Law Consortium. He was elected Vice Chairman in 2016.

He has successfully led more than 150 completed transactions, the majority involving founder/owner operated businesses. Jim holds FINRA Series 63 and 79 securities licenses.

Vice Chairman
David Sinyard

David Sinyard joined Corporate Finance Associates in 2009 and has been a part of the leadership team the past 12 years. He serves as Chief Compliance Officer for Corporate Finance Securities, CFA's affiliated broker dealer.

His over thirty-five-year career includes 12 years with a boutique investment bank, seven years as CFO and COO of two private equity start-ups, seven years as SVP Corporate Finance and Development and Treasurer at the world's largest hotel company and eight years in the commercial real estate finance industry.