Chester Rodeheaver, Finance Expert in Miami, FL, United States
Chester Rodeheaver

Finance Expert in Miami, FL, United States

Member since October 12, 2016
With eighteen years of global experience, Chester is a seasoned management consultant and investment professional. His areas of focus include valuation, financial modeling, startup business planning, strategic planning, portfolio management, M&A, and real estate. Freelancing allows Chester to engage with clients across a broad range of industries and geographies.
Chester is now available for hire

Career Highlights

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Employment

  • Consultant

    2009 - PRESENT
    Pont Capital
    • Helped form U.S.-based private equity funds that manage over $100 million in assets in the real estate and private equity spaces and assisted a half dozen other managers with fund formation.
    • Formed a proprietary algorithmic long-short hedge fund and an L.A.-based film fund.
    • Worked with family offices ranging from $25 million to $100+ million to create, implement, and execute financial plans for individual companies and the overall portfolio.
    • Built financial models and developed execution strategy for REITs, master planned communities, single- and multi-family developments, and hotel projects.
    • Performed valuations, structured financing, and negotiated M&A transactions from both the buy and sell-side. Project sizes ranged from under $1 million to $50+ million.
    • Advised entrepreneurial ventures at the convertible note and Series A stage on financing rounds ranging from $250,000 to $10 million.
    • Created models, business plans, pitch decks, and various related documentation for dozens of projects.
    • Identified, structured, and negotiated cross-border joint ventures.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Valuation
  • VP of Corporate Finance and Strategy

    2003 - 2009
    Vedera Capital
    • Built a financial model for a major theme park in Abu Dhabi that was ultimately built at a cost of $500 million.
    • Created and helped implement the business plan for a major sovereign wealth fund in the Middle East—with assets of approximately $80 billion.
    • Advised family offices on a range of one-off transactions—ranging from $2 million to $20 million.
    • Created and helped manage two investment funds—both between $10 million and $50 million.
    • Led the acquisition of a local software company by one of the largest companies in the world—a $400 million transaction.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions, Budgeting, Business Plan Development, Financial Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Equity Research
  • Consultant

    2002 - 2003
    Booz Allen Hamilton
    • Worked with the capital asset management team.
    • Prepared and reviewed budgets.
    • Assisted with training new consultants.
    • Implemented reporting and monitoring systems.
    • Participated and led focus groups for stakeholders.
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting

Education

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in General Management
    2015 - 2017
    University of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Public Administration
    2000 - 2002
    Harvard University - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics
    1997 - 2000
    University of Virginia - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Certifications

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
    NOVEMBER 2008 - PRESENT
    CFA Institute

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