Mr. Lipari has been a senior managing partner of Columbus Nova since 2006.
Prior to joining Columbus Nova, Mr. Lipari was a partner and founder of Hudson Capital Advisors, LLC, a financial advisory boutique focused on debt and equity private placement, mergers and acquisitions and sourcing principal opportunities. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Lipari worked for Trimaran Capital Partners, where he primarily focused on media and telecommunications investments.
From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Lipari worked as an Executive Director in the leveraged finance group for CIBC World Markets and worked on a variety of senior bank debt, high yield debt and private/public equity transactions. While in the leveraged finance group at CIBC, Mr. Lipari worked on numerous financings for Global Crossing and was partially responsible for monitoring CIBC's private equity investment in Global Crossing. Mr. Lipari was a member of the board of directors for Global Crossing prior to 2000. Before joining CIBC World Markets, Mr. Lipari worked at Salomon Brothers Inc., where he was an associate in their high yield group and an analyst in their merchant banking group.
Mr. Lipari received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from The Amos Tuck Business School at Dartmouth College.