Sandra is responsible for new client acquisition and managing client sector to MergerTech through a progressive career in diverse start-up, corporate and entrepreneurial environments. Based on her in-depth operating experience running IT services and technology companies, she has particular expertise managing buy and sell-side M&A transactions in the IT services, professional services, consulting and solution provider sectors, including ERP and Business Intelligence consulting firms and numerous Cisco solution providers. She has facilitated a variety of technology sector transactions, with 75% of her sell-side clients sold to public companies or private equity firms.
Prior to her work at MergerTech, she was involved with various IT sector clients at MergerTech’s sister firm, Martin Wolf Securities and its parent, Martin Wolf Associates, including projects for Altiris (now Symantec), ASAP Software (now Dell), CDW Corporation and LANDesk Software, Inc. Sandra was CEO and President of kärna LLC, a start-up technology company where she led the company from its early stages, including raising the initial capital. She was also Vice President, Corporate Development and Acquisitions for CompuCom Systems, Inc., a $2B systems integrator, where she successfully facilitated over $600 million in acquisitions during her tenure.
Prior to her work in M&A, Sandra spent eleven years with ComputerLand as Vice President, Sales and Franchise Operations of the franchisor, ComputerLand Corporation, where she managed its $1 billion franchise business. Sandra played key roles in the acquisition of ComputerLand’s Franchise and Distribution division by Merisel, Inc. and subsequent acquisition by SYNNEX Corporation.
Sandra received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and was recognized as Outstanding Female Graduate.