November 21, 2022 – Blue River Financial Group welcomed Jennifer Guzman as Research Analyst and promoted Evan Haigh to Vice President. The company continues to experience dynamic growth as it approaches the end of a record-breaking year in terms of deal-making activity.

Jennifer Guzman joined Blue River’s Research team as an Analyst, in October 2022. She has over 10 years of e-commerce and data analysis experience. Jennifer previously managed UI/UX for B2C and B2B applications and websites, and focused on driving sales by executing ads, social media content, and email campaigns. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems at the University of Houston Victoria. Jennifer has always had a passion for working with computers and is continuing her education by working toward obtaining CompTIA certifications.

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“We are excited to have Jennifer join our research team. She brings tremendous experience in Market and Data Analysis as well as Client Relationship Management. She eagerly jumped into the position and has already demonstrated her skill and dedication. As Blue River continues to grow it is important that we add team members that are passionate and success-minded and Jennifer absolutely embodies those qualities,” said Josh Baran, Director of Research.

Evan Haigh was promoted to Vice President in November 2022. Evan is a NACVA Certified Valuation Analyst, responsible for valuations, financial analysis, financial modeling, deal support, and outreach at Blue River. In 2022, Evan has been recognized as a 2021, 30 Under Thirty Honoree by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and Consultants’ Training Institute (CTI). He graduated from the Walsh College of Accountancy and Business in 2019 with a Bachelor’s in Business Finance. Evan has been supporting Blue River’s valuation, buy-side, and sell-side teams for over 3 years now.

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Bryan Berent, Managing Partner, stated, “Evan has been with the firm for over 3 years and has consistently shown the acumen to take on and successfully complete whatever is thrown his way. He has demonstrated an ability to lead projects from start to finish and is the consummate team player. Evan has become an invaluable part of the team as we continue to see dynamic growth across the firm. We are excited for his well-deserved promotion.”

About Blue River

Blue River Financial Group is a middle market merger and acquisition advisory firm headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. It assists corporations, private equity groups and individuals in the sale and acquisition of businesses and has completed assignments in multiple business segments. With over 20 years of experience spanning across 50 global industries, Blue River provides a suite of services to middle market clients including corporate development, private equity support, valuations, and transaction consulting, placing a premium on relationship-centered transaction counsel and client focus.

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