Our unique team comes from a diverse set of institutional backgrounds including business strategy, private equity, capital markets, and real estate as well as securities, tax and immigration law. We have advised Fortune 500 companies on growth and investment strategies and has worked on some of the largest IPOs, securities offerings and private equity buyouts in the past years.
Sam has extensive real estate development, management, financing, and brokerage experience in Florida, Pennsylvania, California, Georgia, and internationally in the People’s Republic of China. Prior to EB5AN, Sam served as the Director of Corporate Strategy and Expansion for Professional Golfer Jack Nicklaus in the People’s Republic of China, living full time in Beijing. Sam was also previously employed by the Boston Consulting Group, one of the top management consulting and business strategy firms in the world where he worked directly with Fortune 500 Companies in the food service, media, manufacturing, hospitality and real estate spaces in the U.S., Europe, and Middle East. Sam holds a B.A. in Economics with a concentration in Mandarin Chinese from Yale University, a Certificate in Financial Accounting from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Mike has extensive private equity investment, business diligence, management consulting, and entrepreneurship experience. Prior to EB5AN, Mike worked for AEA Investors, a leading middle-market private equity firm with $6B under management, focused on making control-oriented investments in consumer goods, industrial goods, and business services companies. He invested out of their current $2.5B middle market private equity fund. His completed transactions include the $2B LBO of 24 Hour Fitness, the leading fitness club operator with over 400 clubs nationwide, and the minority investment in Brand Networks, a leading social media marketing solutions provider. Mike was previously employed by the Boston Consulting Group, one of the top management consulting and business strategy firms in the world where he worked directly with Fortune 500 Companies in the transportation, financial services, industrial goods, information technology, and real estate spaces. Mike holds a B.A. in Economics and B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Timothy Shih, Esq.
Tim has extensive legal experience in corporate transactional matters, including complex public and private securities offerings, public and private M&A transactions, banking and corporate restructuring. Prior to EB5AN, Timothy was an attorney at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, one of the top law firms in the world where he worked directly with Fortune 500 Companies in the hospitality, media, manufacturing, financial, banking, private equity and real estate spaces. Tim also has extensive entertainment experience having worked as General Counsel for one of the largest entertainment companies in the People’s Republic of China. Tim holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Yale University and a J.D. from the Duke University School of Law.