John W. Loofbourrow Associates, Inc. Member, FINRA, MSRB, SIPC
John W. Loofbourrow

John W. Loofbourrow

John Loofbourrow founded John W. Loofbourrow Associates, Inc. in 1980, and has specialized in institutional private placements for more than 30 years.

Prior to founding the firm, he had established the Investment Banking division of First Pennco Securities, where he and his staff structured and sold over $300 million in healthcare and educational financings. He began his capital markets career at Salomon Brothers Inc., serving as Director of the Computer Division and Vice President in the Institutional Bond Division.

Mr. Loofbourrow holds a B.S. degree in Engineering from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute and did graduate work at Case Western Reserve Business School. Mr. Loofbourrow holds a Series 24, General Securities, license.



Scott T. Schauer

Scott T. Schauer
Managing Director

Scott Schauer joined Loofbourrow in 1998, and has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Before coming to Loofbourrow, Mr. Schauer was responsible for originating asset-backed purchases for Sumitomo Bank, Limited and its various Commercial Paper conduits. Prior to his experience at Sumitomo, he was with the Private Placement Group of Prudential Insurance, where he analyzed various types of asset-backed securities and developed risk and portfolio management tools.

Mr. Schauer holds a B.S. in Management from Saint John Fisher College and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU. He holds a Series 24, General Securities Principal, license.



Scott T. Schauer

Andrea J. Blattman
Managing Director

Andrea Blattman has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Prior to joining Loofbourrow, Ms. Blattman was a Director in the Private Placement Group at ING Barings responsible for transaction origination, structuring and distribution globally, and specifically focusing on Latin America. Before going to ING, Ms. Blattman was Vice President and Deputy Manager of the Asset-Backed Finance Group at Banco Santander, S.A., where she developed a substantial book of structured finance business in both commodity and esoteric asset classes. Prior to joining Santander, Ms. Blattman worked in the Mortgage and Asset-Backed Capital Group at Prudential Securities.

Ms. Blattman has a Bachelor of Science in Finance/Management from Binghamton University and her MBA degree in Finance/International Business from New York University's Stern School of Business. She holds a Series 7, General Securities, license. She is also fluent in conversational Spanish.



 Brian Foley

 Managing Director

As President of Brian Foley Associates, Brian Foley is a recognized thought leader in the general aviation sector.  Since 2006 the firm has focused on the analysis and synthesis of this area with a specialty in business aviation.  His primary practice areas are industry analysis and forecasting, market research, strategic planning, new product evaluation and transaction support.  Sample engagements have included assisting prospective investors with industry and company market due diligence, evaluating aircraft valuation dynamics for a bank, developing a marketing plan for an aircraft finance company and writing a Private Placement Memorandum market summary for an aviation services company.

Through his affiliate John W. Loofbourrow Associates, Inc. he is licensed to help general aviation companies find growth capital or develop an exit strategy.  Simultaneously he helps investors find opportunities in the aviation sector.  His latest focus has been in the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO), charter/management and aircraft parts and services sectors.

After starting at Boeing, he later served 21 years as worldwide marketing executive for Dassault Falcon Jet, a major business jet manufacturer.  He participates in numerous industry associations such as The Wings Club, and speaks at related meetings and conferences.  He's routinely quoted in such publications as the Wall Journal, TIME Magazine, Business Week and USA TODAY on various general aviation topics.



David S. Wilson

Managing Director


David S. Wilson has over 25 years of experience in the automobile industry.


Prior to joining Loofbourrow, Mr. Wilson had been President, COO and CFO for several large automobile dealership groups. He has been a trouble shooter for General Motors and Ford Motor Company, providing operational and strategic expertise to successfully turnaround several dealerships experiencing severe operational and financial problems. Mr. Wilson was President and COO for a hedge fund backed group of trouble automobile dealerships which he turned around and positioned for sale. Mr. Wilson was also CFO for a large automobile dealer group in the Washington, D.C. market where he developed internal control and cost saving programs that have remained in effect for over 22 years. Mr. Wilson has extensive experience in benchmarking, due diligence and by/sell agreements and is particularly knowledgeable about the ADP and Reynolds and Reynolds data processing systems. Mr. Wilson is/was also a Board member for several for profit and non-profit organizations.


Mr. Wilson has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting/law from the University of Baltimore and has done post graduate work at several universities. He holds a Series 7, General Securities, license.



Daniel G. Eastman


Managing Director



Daniel Eastman joined Loofbourrow in 2010, an has over 30 years experience in the financial services industry.  In addition to C&I lending, Mr. Eastman's experience includes project finance, high tech, biotech, media & telecom, and asset based lending. 



Prior to joining Bay Colony Capital, Mr. Eastman represented a number of prominent banking institutions ranging from small regional banks to major multi-national competitors.  In 2005, he launched Citibank's successful entry into the Boston Market, which culminated in the opening of 30 de novo retail branches, the recruitment of 500 employees and the origination of over $1 billion in new business.  Prior to Citibank, he represented the Citizens Bank subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was responsible for originating large corporate relationships in New England.  Prior to Citizens, he managed Sumitomo Bank's loan production office in Boston, and served as a top commercial lender for Lloyds Bank Plc., Daiwa Bank Ltd. and Bank of Boston.




Mr. Eastman holds a B.S. degree in Engineering from Cornell University, and completed post-graduate courses in banking and accounting at Boston University and the Darden School of Business in Virginia.  He holds a Series 7, General Securities, license.



Ashok Sharma
Managing Director

Ashok has over 20 years of diverse experience in investment management, finance and corporate development. Prior to joining Loofbourrow, Ashok was head of Investments at Eight Capital, an emerging markets special situations hedge fund. He structured, negotiated and closed fund's investments in several companies in various sectors including textiles, retail and durable foods. He also served on board of directors of two portfolio companies and actively advised them on financial turnaround and growth strategies. Before Eight Capital, Ashok spent several years in corporate management in Fortune 500 companies as well as in entrepreneurial ventures. His experience includes head of financial reporting, analysis and budgeting team for Large Business division at Sprint Telecom, Group Manager for cloud based hosted services at Avaya (formerly Lucent/AT&T) and Senior Director for Products at Sitara Networks. He also served as a senior executive at MaxComm Technologies, a telecom start up where he led business planning and strategy functions and played a key role in the company’s acquisition by Cisco.

Ashok started his career with Tata Consultancy Services where he managed development teams for financial services products for clients including Hong Kong Bank, Westpac of New Zealand and PSK Bank of Austria. Ashok has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in Finance from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Series 79, Investment Banking license.



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We promise to work with you to create the most appropriate, innovative solution to your financial needs by listening; by involving only the most reliable and responsible lenders; and by applying all our expertise and creativity to deliver a product that precisely matches your requirements each and every time. You can trust Loofbourrow to partner with you to expand the realm of the possible.


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