Hafer is a Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Strategic Consulting business. He is based in the firm’s New York office.
to joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Hafer managed Minuteman Advisory Partners, LLC,
an outsourced corporate development advisory firm serving technology companies
and their investors. He has held management positions in several software
firms, including SupplierMarket.com, Ariba, Synchronicity, and MatrixOne.
He was previously a Principal with A.T. Kearney serving multinational clients
across multiple industry sectors.
Hafer has over 25 years of broad-based consulting and operating experience in
strategic planning, corporate and business development, product management and
marketing, and post-merger integration across industrial, services, and
technology businesses. His core competency is in developing and
operationalizing strategies that integrate partnerships and acquisitions to
accelerate growth and maximize company value. Mr. Hafer has been instrumental
in three successful exits totaling over $1 billion in enterprise value in a
corporate development capacity and has served consulting clients on several
Hafer holds an A.B. in Engineering from Lafayette College and an MBA from the
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.