Pardis is the founder of Palm Tree with close to two decades of M&A, private equity, investment banking and financial accounting experience.
Pardis has been involved in over $30 billion of successful M&A transactions over his career and has successfully grown Palm Tree from a single independent contractor to a professional services firm in its current form.
Prior to Palm Tree, he was a principal investor at Platinum Equity, working on M&A transactions and transitions as well as operations for special or complex situations. Previously, he was an investment banker with Jefferies and spent several years in the M&A transaction advisory practice at PwC. He earned his BA with a double major in Business Economics and Philosophy from the University of California Santa Barbara. He has lived in three different countries and in his spare time, enjoys spending time with family, photography and traveling (traveled to 26 different countries)!