Biography

Alex Hehmeyer is an executive and entrepreneur with CEO and other C-level management, Board of Directors, M&A experience in several service industry sectors: financial services, postsecondary education and training, software and SaaS, private equity investing, franchising, corporate law, restaurants and management consulting. His expertise includes: strategic alliances and partnerships; debt and equity financings involving banks, leasing companies, private equity, VC and Angel investors, and IPOs; mergers and acquisitions and asset purchases and sales; workouts and turnarounds; contracts; arbitrations and mediations; corporation, LLC and partnership formation and structuring; human resource organization and employee agreements; business operations; marketing and sales initiatives; franchise sales and operations; and purchasing, selling and leasing real estate. Currently, Alexander is the Chairman of the Danville Group (Rootstock Software) that provides ERP and MRP software for SMB manufacturers. Collaboratively structured and helped raise Friends and Family convertible note financing and Series A Preferred Stock round (in early 2010). He is also the chief executive of AMH Ventures that is active in small-company private equity investing and consulting. Previous experience includes C-level positions with : BenefitStreet, Inc. (Financial services), Career Choices, Inc. ()accredited, degree-granting, proprietary, postsecondary schools), California Culinary Academy, Inc. (Publicly-traded, leading, accredited, degree-granting, postsecondary culinary school), Richard C. Blum & Associates, Inc. (Merchant bank and registered investment adviser.), Attorney, Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro (Major San Francisco-based law firm) (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.) Other experience and affilations include: Member of the Alliance of CEOs. Director of several non-profit groups, including Big Brothers, WildCare, and the Golden Gate Restaurant Association. EDUCATION: BA, Yale University. JD, UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall).

Industry Experience

Angel Investing; Software

Expertise

Business Development; Education; Fundraising; General Entrepreneurship; Investing; Legal; Training

Universities Mentored For

Duke University, Rice University, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, University of Michigan

Alexander Hehmeyer

The Danville Group

San Francisco, California

EFN Member Since 2003

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