Founder & Managing Partner
Seal Beach, CA
Pete Connoy has 25+ years debt financing leadership. Prior to founding ECS Debt Advisory in 2014, Pete was involved in over $10 billion of debt financings spanning roles as both a borrower and a lender - experiences that inform his current processes to source, structure and close optimal debt financings on behalf of borrowers.
Pete previously headed capital raising and M&A activity for a publicly traded Fortune 1000 telecommunications company, PAETEC, where he raised over $2.7 billion of debt capital, prior to which he was SVP & Team Leader for Union Bank’s Communications/Media Lending group where he oversaw over $8 billion in financings. Working on behalf of borrowers only through ECS, Pete has funded over $750 million in debt capital.
Chair of Special Committee and Restructuring Committee Member, LBI Media
University of California, Davis - B. A. Economics
New York, NY
Ethan Bohbot has 5+ years debt financing experience. Prior to joining ECS Debt Advisory in 2017, Ethan held roles within investment banking and asset management, where he gained cross-industry experience and developed analytical and process management skills to support optimal debt financings on behalf of borrowers.
Ethan previously worked as an Analyst at Melvin Capital Management, where he sourced and evaluated public market investments, prior to which he was an Analyst at The Blackstone Group, where he focused on large-scale and public merger & acquisition and strategic advisory engagements. Working on behalf of borrowers only through ECS, Ethan has funded over $150 million in debt capital.
University of Texas, Austin - B.B.A. Finance
Steven Seach has 30+ years corporate finance and business operations experience. He has actively led transformative financing and liquidity events exceeding $3 billion for both early-stage and middle-market companies.
Steven is an active entrepreneur and investor with extensive private equity and venture capital portfolio company executive leadership and board of directors experience. He has led a number of restructuring, financing and turnaround engagements for firms, including Austin Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Texas Growth Fund, Santé Ventures and others.
Operating & Board Experience:
COO and Operating Partner, Sante Ventures, LLC
Independent Director, HNI Healthcare, Inc.
Director, Millipede, Inc.
Chief Restructuring Officer / Director, Rise Health
Chief Restructuring Officer, Bluewater Outdoor
CEO / CRO / Director, TrinTel Communications
President / CFO / Director, Classic Communications
Entrepreneur in Residence Austin Ventures
University of Houston - B.S. Finance