The Team Behind the Story


BVA was founded in 1992 based on the concept of combining advisory, C-level consulting and investment capabilities.

BVA is a team of fundable, highly-networked Operating Partners focused on achieving key, identified objectives across a range of engagements.


Our goal is to become a partner over the long haul in the ongoing growth and success of our clients. 


Proven Model

Through 2021 has BVA successfully:

  • Completed more than 200 engagements

  • Invested in over 60 companies

  • Participated in more than 25 liquidity events

  • Managed a successful incubator​

BVA manages the complexity inherent in difficult engagements by tapping into our teams' corporate general management experience, diverse background, vast networks of contacts, and advisers’ expertise.


To some, these engagements are too complex. Not to us. This is our wheelhouse.

The Team
Jerry Brown
Founder/Managing Partner
Dan Lankford
Gary Wang

Operating Partner

Jeff Brown

Operating Partner

Albert Comparini

Special Advisor - 
Venture & Sciences

Chris Augur

Special Advisor

Jon Thomas

Special Advisor - 
Private Equity

Ken Aitchison

Special Advisor - 
Semi & Process

Cristina Osmena

Special Advisor - 
Family Offices

Steve Bird


Chris Robertson



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