Ari J. Silverman

Co-Founder and Partner

Prior to co-founding Lion Equity, Ari worked with Alpert Companies, which is a master planned developer involved in planning, entitling and developing communities in Colorado. Ari’s responsibilities at Alpert included all transaction, financial and operational matters.

Prior to joining Alpert, Ari was a Director of M&A at Platinum Equity, a global, multi-billion dollar private equity firm. Ari joined Platinum Equity in early 2002 and played key roles in several transactions, which included all aspects of the transaction process.

Prior to Platinum Equity, Ari worked with The Sturm Group. The Sturm Group, is a private investment group backed by Donald Sturm, which focused on investing in technology, telecommunications and Internet related ventures. Ari was actively involved in due diligence, strategic decisions, and financial matters.

Ari started his career at Chase Securities Inc. in their High Yield Corporate Finance group. At Chase, Ari participated in all aspects of high yield corporate debt, structured finance and marketing related activities.

Currently, Ari is a Board Member for IMEX Global Solutions and NewPoint Media Group. Ari received a BSM from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.

Email: asilverman@lionequity.com