Greg Knox has 20 years of experience in the financial industry. In addition to his investment banking and private equity experience, he previously worked at one of the largest hedge funds in the world at Campbell & Company, and in financial institutions such as T. Rowe Price, Deutsche Bank, and Wachovia Securities. Before founding CGK, he spent 3 years as a business broker helping local Austin business owners in mergers and acquisitions at VR Mergers & Acquisitions, where he finished in the top 10 associates across their worldwide network in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Greg holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Franklin & Marshall College and an MBA from Cornell University. Greg currently holds the FINRA Series 79, 63, & 55 licences. He is a CFA Exam Level III Candidate (Chartered Financial Analyst) and a Level II Candidate in the CAIA (Charted Alternative Investment Analyst) program.
Derik Polay has over 14 years of experience in global distressed markets and over 7 years of experience in upper management roles of small and medium-sized businesses (SMB’s). Prior to joining CGK Business Sales, Mr. Polay was Managing Director for IFI Capital where he focused on distressed investments trading. Prior to IFI, he was Senior Vice President at Fulcrum Capital and APS Capital where he was instrumental in building the business and was the top producer. Prior to beginning his career in finance, Mr. Polay worked at SMB’s in leading management roles and on a consulting basis to increase productivity, quality, and communication throughout various areas of manufacturing of tier one auto supply and telecommunications products. Mr. Polay is a graduate of DePaul University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance.