SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Jul 10, 2012) - CKS Advisors LLC is expanding their finance, operations, sales and marketing strategy consulting practice and investment banking services to help mid-market business leaders realize their visions for growth, mergers, acquisitions and exits. CKS Advisors is a full service capital and growth advisory services provider that supports businesses throughout their entire lifecycle. 

Serving Arizona for decades, CEO of CKS Securities LLC and Founder of CKS Advisors, Dennis Cornelius announces the addition of three partners, Joel Strom, Dave Gonzales and Dan Mahoney, and two practice leaders, Jamie Glass and Mike Rogers, to the expanding business strategies consulting group and investment banking firm. 

Managing Director Joel Strom leads the strategy and value creation services of CKS Advisors and CKS Consulting, helping to accelerate business growth, maximize enterprise value and increase ownership wealth. Former senior banking executive and now CKS Advisors Managing Director, Dave Gonzales oversees turnarounds and restructures, working with creditors, debtors and equity holders of companies in financially distressed situations. Finance and private equity veteran, Managing Director Dan Mahoney, is heading the capital, finance and M&A strategies work at CKS Advisors. 

Jamie Glass recently joined CKS Advisors as CMO and leads the Sales and Marketing Practice, working with clients to grow market share and revenues. Mike Rogers is building the Finance Practice by helping clients with capital, evaluation, and strategy. The partners and practice leaders have broad experience advising hundreds of clients across various industries including aerospace, technology, financial, media, health care, distribution, electronics, manufacturing, learning, restaurants and retail.

"The combined executive experience and market leadership we have at CKS Advisors is a unique value differentiator to Arizona in the areas of business finance, M&A and growth strategy consulting services," said Dennis Cornelius, Founder and Managing Partner of CKS Advisors, LLC. "Our team has extensive industry success strategically advising mid-market CEOs and business owners on increasing business value before, during and after a business sale or financing transaction."

There are three divisions within the firm, CKS Advisors LLC, CKS Securities LLC, a FINRA broker dealer, and CKS Consulting LLC. All have relocated to their centralized headquarters on the 3rd floor at The Forum at 6363 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona. For information about CKS Advisors and directions to the new office, please visit

About CKS Advisors LLC: CKS Advisors partners with mid-market CEOs and business owners to provide investment banking capital services including merger and acquisition (M&A) services for buy and sell side, corporate financing, business value creation, turnaround and workouts. CKS Advisors extends value to client through marketing and sales, financial and operational professional services to help businesses grow and maximize value pre and post transactions. The CKS Advisors are C-level experts with proven experience in delivering the support services executives need to create wealth and build a larger, more successful enterprise. For more information, visit

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