Paul Elizondo is Managing Director, Founder, and CEO of P2 Corporate Finance, LLC. He has 25 plus years of experience in capital markets and investment banking as a leader, research analyst, or investment banker advising institutional investors and corporations having primarily worked at investment banks Truist Securities (fka SunTrust Robinson Humphrey) and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (fka Banc of America Securities). He started he career at Moody’s Investors Service. He has helped raise and place billions of capital over his career and assisted with evaluating and executing client and corporate strategic initiatives such as mergerers and acquisitions (M&A). In addition, he has lead and run lines of businesses with peak revenues of over $100mm, managed 100+ employees, developed multiple business plans and executed on the associated strategies, and built revenue models and financial forecasts. This backgroud provides added insight and appreciation when advising entrepreneurial founders and C-suite level management teams and boards of directors on their corporate strategies and financial needs.
While at BAML as sell-side research analyst he was the second-highest ranking member of the electric utilities and power team that received the “Institutional Investor All American Fixed Income Research Team” ranking of number-one in 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 and number-two in 2003, 2002, and 2001 for their coverage of the Electric Utility industry.
Education and Licenses/Certifications
Paul holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Davidson College.
He holds the FINRA Series 24 (Principal), 79 (Investment Banking), 7 (General Securities), and 63 (State Laws) licenses.
Interests and Community Service
Paul is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), the Atlanta Technology Angels (ATA), and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). He was an active participant in the SunTrust CIB Women’s Sponsorship Group and the firm’s Inclusion and Diversity Council. Paul is a donor and actively involved of a number of charities supporting cancer research—Duke Cancer Institute, Ian’s Friends Foundation (IFF)(pediatric brain tumors), and the American Cancer Society (ACS)—as well as Veteran’s and Anti-Human Trafficking programs. He enjoys tennis, swimming, golf, traveling, and camping.
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