Who We Are

Growthink Capital specializes in raising equity and debt capital, and in executing acquisition, divestiture, and merger transactions for emerging and middle market companies.

Our extraordinary team of professionals has collectively worked on hundreds of transactions with an aggregate deal size of over $10 billion.

Our subspecialties and transactional track record include markets and industries ranging from computer hardware and software, consumer products, distribution and logistics, financial services, gaming, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, retailing, semiconductors, and many, many others.

Meet our leadership team below.

Jay Turo

Managing Partner. 25+ years of experience in starting, building, advising and investing in high growth firms.

Dave Lavinsky

Managing Partner. Internationally renowned expert in business planning, capital raising, & new venture development; author of Start at the End.

Jeff Jones

Vice President. 300+ transactions in information technology, healthcare, financial services, mobile, real estate, consumer products, & media/entertainment.

Anna Vitale

Chief Client Officer. Strategy expert for lower middle market firms; designs, scopes, staffs and executes upon world class engagements.

Eddie Clay

Investment Banking Director. Head of IB  execution and buy side M&A for lower middle market clients.  Led over $1B in closed transactions.

Avi Suriel

Managing Director. 25+ year experience of leading M&A and capital raising transactions, with 130 transactions totaling over $15 Billion. 

Troy Centazzo

Transaction Lead. Proven CXO Executive and Founder | Principal Investor | Strategic Advisor. Trusted advisor to companies and their leaders for more than 25 years.

Antonio Barzagli

Engagement Partner. Specializing in intelligent strategic planning, agile plan execution, and raising capital in support of that plan. 

Bridget Quinlan

Director of Market Research.Oversee firm’s world class research practice – conducting comprehensive industry, customer and competitor analyses in order to determine and quantify market opportunities.

Stephen Lehtonen

Innovation Practice Lead. 15+ years experience in advising and supporting companies at all lifecycle stages identify and pursue new growth opportunities.

Erick Leinenweber

Logan Paull

Alex Lawrence