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June 12, 2013
New Haven, Connecticut – June 11, 2013 – Woodbridge International, a leading middle-market M&A advisory firm, is pleased to welcome Bruce Skaistis and Chris White as heads of the firm’s new Tulsa, Oklahoma office. The office expands Woodbridge’s presence in the Southwest, currently based in Texas. Woodbridge welcomes Brue and Chris to its team of Senior M&A Advisors.
With more than 35 years of management, consulting and M&A experience, Bruce Skaistis has provided buy-side, sell-side and recapitalization support for clients in the manufacturing, technology, chemical, oil and gas, distribution and packaging industries. Bruce began his career as a consultant with Arthur Andersen & Co. and was Senior Vice President of IT and Retail Banking with Bank of Oklahoma. After leaving the bank, he formed, managed and sold a software company before returning to M&A and management consulting. Bruce has a BS/BA in Finance and Economics from the University of Tulsa and an MBA from Oklahoma State University.
Chris White was a partner in the consulting division of Arthur Young & Company, where he served as the National Director of Petroleum Industry Consulting and the Regional Director of Health Care Services. He has been advising privately-owned businesses in the energy, manufacturing, chemicals, health care and professional services industries on both buy-side and sell-side transactions ever since. Chris holds an MBA from the University of Indiana and a BSBA degree in Accounting from the University of Tulsa. He is a Certified Public Accountant with memberships in the American Institute and Oklahoma Society of CPAs.
Woodbridge International, founded in 1993, is an innovative, marketing-driven M&A firm headquartered in New Haven, CT. The firm serves clients from its 11 North American offices and locations in the Netherlands, Mexico, Brazil, China, India and Honduras.