Executive Vice President of Acquisitions and Mergers
Billy joined Sterling Talent Solutions in 2015 to lead the company's mergers, acquisitions and corporate development efforts. He brings more than 20 years of experience working with technology, media and telecom companies as an investment banker at top global investment banks including Goldman Sachs, Macquarie Capital and J.P. Morgan. By executing M&A transactions with an aggregate value of $100 billion and raising more than $36 billion in debt and equity, Billy has helped many companies grow faster and more strategically.
Before joining Sterling Talent Solutions, Billy led Persevent Group LLC, a boutique advisory and investment firm serving TMT companies, as its chief executive officer. He also held roles at Star Mountain Capital, an investment management firm, and was Managing Director, Head of North America Telecom Merchant Banking at Macquarie Capital. From 1998 through 2009, Billy was with Goldman Sachs where he was a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division’s Telecom, Media and Technology group.
Billy holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BSE in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude.