CKS advisers welcome Mark D. Young as managing director

Mark Young (Submitted photo)

Mark Young (Submitted photo)

CKS Advisors, LLC announced that Mark D. Young has joined their team as managing director.

Mr. Young brings more than 30 years of experience in corporate finance and management experience, according to a press release.

Prior to joining CKS, Mr. Young served in a variety of capacities at Merrill Lynch, US Bank and Arthur Andersen, as well as Arizona Bank & Trust, Arizona Business Bank and Biltmore Bank. In these positions, he successfully negotiated, structured and closed a wide range of transactions involving more than $2 billion in debt, the release stated.

These engagements included senior debt placements, subordinated debt facilities and complex corporate restructurings. Young received his MBA from Portland State University and his undergraduate degree from Lewis and Clark College.

“CKS Advisors pairs the best of traditional investment banking with the best of business consulting, and Mark’s extensive experience fits that model perfectly,” stated Dennis Cornelius, managing partner at CKS Advisors, in the release. “We are very excited to welcome him to our team, and he is poised to be a valuable resource and asset to our clients.”

CKS Advisors is headquartered in Scottsdale, and partners with business CEOs and owners to help them successfully reach their growth and enterprise value objectives and to provide measurable results. The financial arm of the business, CKS Securities, also allows the companies to facilitate transactions for both a buyer and a seller, the release stated.

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