Our Founder Ariel Sokol offers over twenty years of experience as a corporate finance professional at both established companies and startups. Most recently Mr. Sokol served as a VP of strategy and finance and General Manager of Institutional Business at education multinational Pearson in the Connections Education division, which provides online program management (OPM) virtual school solutions to charter schools and school districts. Mr. Sokol managed several acquisitions, led new product introductions, and drove operating margin leverage reversing multiyear declines. Previously, Mr. Sokol served as a Wall Street equity research analyst at several shops including UBS, Wedbush Securities, and Natexis covering education, software, and media companies.
Mr. Sokol graduated from Amherst College in 1998 with a B.A. in History and from Columbia Business School in 2004 with a concentration in Finance & Economics.
We work with management teams to translate priorities and gaps into solutions. Our services include: