Grant Point Group was founded out of the need to provide a full suite of C-level advisory services to middle market companies who may not have the need or ability for in-house support. Think of Grant Point as a true operating partner, with the resources and flexibility to offer solutions as well as strategic advisory to help set you on the path to even more profitable and sustainable growth. Whether you are looking for a long-term partnership or as-needed support, Grant Point Group can help.

We offer strategic finance and operational support services with a truly holistic approach. With consideration of all parts of an organization we ensure an understanding of not only where your firm currently stands but also where you want it to be in the future. Our highly experienced team works with you every step of the way to ensure your goals are met and your company is best positioned for growth and success.

Our team members have wide ranging experiences that include Fortune 10 companies, both domestically and internationally, as well as lower middle market companies. We have successfully proven the ability to generate value across the entire organization as well as being able to monetize that value for shareholders. Our experience and capabilities include:

We believe in a strong foundation of trust and partnership, with a focus on the right strategies for your business’ success.

Leadership

Dan Cathell
Chief Executive Officer
and Managing Director

Dan Cathell brings nearly 20 years of domestic and international strategic experience across multiple industries, including more than $15 billion in total transaction value (M&A, IPO, debt restructuring) as well as the development of strategic finance and operational plans for multinational corporations in the construction, retail, manufacturing and oil and gas industries. For the past ten years, Dan has successfully led private equity owned organizations as both CFO and CEO. Dan holds an MBA from the University of Maryland School of Business. He is proud to serve on the board of Casey Cares and is a member of the Young President’s Association. He lives outside Annapolis, MD with his wife and three children.

Dennis Buck is a Managing Director with Chapman Associates, a respected middle market mergers & acquisitions firm, where he helps owners of small and mid-sized businesses navigate the M&A process. Prior to joining Chapman Associates, he spent more than 15 years working with public and private equity owned companies to acquire smaller, privately-owned businesses. He has worked in the corporate development groups of several publicly owned healthcare companies including Henry Schein, Inc., Martek Biosciences Corp, and Omnicare, Inc. Throughout his career, Dennis has served as a consultant with various privately-owned firms, providing strategy, valuation, and accounting services.

Dennis holds a B.A. in Economics from Davidson College and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and lives in Baltimore, MD.

Dennis Buck
Special Advisor

Leadership

Dan Cathell
Chief Executive Officer
and Managing Director

Dan Cathell brings nearly 20 years of domestic and international strategic experience across multiple industries, including more than $15 billion in total transaction value (M&A, IPO, debt restructuring) as well as the development of strategic finance and operational plans for multinational corporations in the construction, retail, manufacturing and oil and gas industries. For the past ten years, Dan has successfully led private equity owned organizations as both CFO and CEO. Dan holds an MBA from the University of Maryland School of Business. He is proud to serve on the board of Casey Cares and is a member of the Young President’s Association. He lives outside Annapolis, MD with his wife and three children.

Dennis Buck
Special Advisor

Dennis Buck is a Managing Director with Chapman Associates, a respected middle market mergers & acquisitions firm, where he helps owners of small and mid-sized businesses navigate the M&A process. Prior to joining Chapman Associates, he spent more than 15 years working with public and private equity owned companies to acquire smaller, privately-owned businesses. He has worked in the corporate development groups of several publicly owned healthcare companies including Henry Schein, Inc., Martek Biosciences Corp, and Omnicare, Inc. Throughout his career, Dennis has served as a consultant with various privately-owned firms, providing strategy, valuation, and accounting services.

Dennis holds a B.A. in Economics from Davidson College and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and lives in Baltimore, MD.

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