Ruth Epstein, Partner
Ruth Epstein has over 20 years’ experience providing financial and strategic advisory services to companies across a wide range of mature and emerging growth industries. She spent ten years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York and San Francisco in the Investment Banking Division working on corporate finance and M&A transactions for high tech and general industrial clients. In addition to her IPO, high yield debt and private placement activities at Goldman, Ruth has also been actively involved in capital-raising and startup organization of companies in the cannabis industry. She served as Interim CFO/COO for Treez, Inc. while successfully raising Seed and Series A financing; is a Board Member of the branding company WLDKAT founded by senior members of the cosmetics company Urban Decay; and currently serves as President, CFO and Board Member of Tuscan Holdings, a Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation that raised $276 Million through an IPO on NASDAQ in March 2019.
Previously, Ruth raised funds for an independent film fund and produced feature films, and raised capital for a hedge fund, most recently as Chief Operating Officer of BridgePark Advisors, LLC, an M&A advisory firm in New York, and as Senior Vice President of Business Development for Holt Media Companies, where she successfully sourced and negotiated the acquisition of a media sales company. Ruth graduated from Harvard Business School and Wesleyan University with academic distinction.
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