MARC GRUZENSKI JOINS THE MCLEAN GROUP TO LEAD ITS SECURITY PRACTICE
Mr. Gruzenski joins the firm after serving as Director of Global Security Technology and Director of Information Protection at The Walt Disney Company, where he led global teams in protecting people and intellectual property for the most iconic brands in America to include Twenty-First Century Fox, ABC, ESPN and many others. Prior to that Mr. Gruzenski was Chief-Intelligence and Analysis, Global Asset Protection for the world’s largest consulting firm, Accenture, where he led threat intelligence and response operations for 285,000 employees working in 120 countries. He started his professional career serving his country as an officer in the U.S. Army and as a case officer in the Central Intelligence Agency.
Mr. Gruzenski’s operational expertise and executive relationships across the private sector and US government will undoubtedly strengthen the momentum of The McLean Group’s mission-oriented investment banking and advisory services.
Mitch Martin, Senior Managing Director, The McLean Group, said, “We are pleased to announce the addition of Marc to our investment banking team. Marc and I have known each other for 20 years and his character and industry expertise are unmatched. He brings with him an astounding background in the Technology and Security industries having served in public, private and government sectors. By appointing Marc to lead our Security Practice we are continuing to position The McLean Group as the pre-eminent middle-market investment bank in the security, intelligence and critical infrastructure segments.”
Mr. Gruzenski has also remained very active in industry associations, including the Overseas Advisory Council, Defense Security Advisory Council, Security Industry Association, and the Global Security Exchange. He also helped build cross-industry collaboration organizations focused on insider threat and separately on security technology.
Mr. Gruzenski hails from Annapolis, MD and graduated from Hood College in Frederick, MD. When not working, Marc focuses on his most important job as husband to wife Nairi, and father to Aniela (19), Tomas (17), Soren (8) and Lilyana (3).
ABOUT THE MCLEAN GROUP
The McLean Group is a 25-year-old boutique investment bank and financial services firm focused on the Defense, Government & Intelligence (DGI), Security, Critical Infrastructure and Maritime markets. Our 60+ professionals bring deep industry experience and relentless execution to every client engagement. We provide solutions that blend financial creativity with operational expertise. Whether we are providing transaction advisory, valuation opinions or growth capital, our services are unmatched in these core markets.
The McLean Group is pleased to sponsor the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s CFO Series event, “Venture and Growth Fund Success During the Pandemic and a Look Forward” on June 8 at 8:30 a.m. Event speakers include Phil Bronner of Ardent Venture Partners, Ryan Russell of Avenue Growth Partners and Braden Snyder of Updata Partners. Hear how they have raised and invested capital and what they think the rest of the year holds for the technology community. This event is complimentary for all corporate financial professionals and executives. Register today here: https://bit.ly/3bAxZL2
The McLean Group advises Triad Interactive, Inc. on its recent sale to McGraw Hill a leading educational publisher providing customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education […]
Join this discussion with a couple of water industry veterans to explore how investors are framing the complex relationships between water quality, health, and wellness, plus the trends that are driving the market. We all know that health is directly impacted by the water we use, but does the fact that water meets the quality specifications mean that it is healthy? Also, how can water be more than healthy, and how can it impact our overall wellness? (RSPV TODAY)