Robert B. Chapman

Rober B. Chapman has more than 17 years' experience with middle-market mergers, acquisitions, and capital raising. During that time, he has advised many of the leading financial services intermediaries and was one of the first consultants to successfully build a bank-owned insurance operation. That firm is still the largest agency within its region and one of the largest agencies in the United States. In all, Mr. Chapman has successfully completed more than 45 transactions in the insurance-services Industry.

Mr. Chapman began his career as a senior consultant with a San Francisco-based investment bank and consulting firm that specialized in the insurance industry in 1996, he founded Corporate Finance Advisors. He maintains extensive contacts throughout the insurance and financial-services industries and has published and spoken on issues relating to the acquisition of financial-service intermediaries. Mr. Chapman has a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a M.B.A. from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA.