Prior to embarking into the mergers and acquisitions arena, Mr. Berent held executive positions with IBM where he had global responsibility for identifying and developing global alliances and strategic solutions for IBM’s Mid-Market Services Unit. He has built and led numerous consulting businesses within IBM. Prior to IBM, Mr. Berent led the Detroit Area Management Consulting Practice of Price Waterhouse.
Mr. Berent holds an MBA, with honors, in Corporate Finance and Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Accounting and Statistics also from the University of Michigan. He has also earned the prestigious Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). Mr. Berent is an active member of the IBBA, M&A Source, Association of Corporate Growth and numerous other professional organizations.
Mr. Berent holds the following registrations with Stillpoint Capital LLC: Investment Adviser (Series 66); Investment Banking Representative (Series 79); General Securities Representative (Series 7) General Securities Principal (Series 24) and Private Securities Offerings Representative (series 82).