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Warren Martin Joins Cherry Bekaert’s Growing Technology & Life Sciences Group

calendar iconAugust 5, 2014

In a great step toward the expansion of its national Technology & Life Sciences group, Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) is delighted to introduce the addition of Warren Martin as a Partner. Martin will also head the Technology & Life Sciences group for the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Possessing more than 30 years of professional services experience, Martin will advise technology and life sciences clients in transaction advisory, risk management and capital sourcing. He will also assist companies in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, operational reviews and exit strategies.

“We couldn’t be more proud to have Warren lead our D.C.-based technology and life sciences professionals,” said Dawn G. Patrick, Industry Leader of Cherry Bekaert’s Technology & Life Sciences practice. “His industry knowledge and previous success as a managing partner provide the perfect fit for our robust and expanding group, and will reflect positively in our efforts to enhance client services and relationships.”

Before joining Cherry Bekaert, Martin served as chief operating officer of an Amlaw 50 law firm. In this role, he oversaw all administrative and operational functions such as finance and treasury, information systems, human resources, marketing and real estate.

During his 20 years at a Big Four firm, Martin held multiple partner roles including managing a local technology assurance practice, and leading financial advisory due diligence teams for mergers and acquisitions with individual transaction values from $50 million to over $1 billion. Furthermore, he co-founded a Virginia-based, NASD-registered broker/dealer investment bank, providing sell-side mergers and acquisitions advisory services for technology and government contracting companies.

Throughout the years, Martin has played an active role in the business community as a member of the Board of Directors for the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association, the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and the Wolf Trap Foundation and Associates, and as a member of the Board of Trustees for WETA. Currently, he is on the Board of Directors for Tectura Corporation.