Ervin M. Terwilliger
Founder/Senior Managing Director
Ervin is the Founder and Senior Managing Director of Three Twenty-One Capital Partners. Ervin manages the entirety of the firm’s activities including sell-side, buy-side and advisory engagements, interacting directly with clients, investors and Three Twenty-One Capital Partners’ deal teams.
Ervin is a featured M&A expert, providing insight on various U.S. Industry Sectors and the M&A landscape. Ervin has completed over 120 transactions and consulting engagements in the last 10 years and is a relied upon valuation, process and sale expert.
Ervin sits on the board of directors for The Maryland Proton Therapy Center and has held multiple director and interim C-level positions.
Ervin graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and is an active member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI).
Erik Endler, CFA
Senior Managing Director | Consumer
Erik leads Three Twenty-One Capital Partners’ Consumer engagements and manages the firms’ deal execution teams including, but not limited to due diligence, financial analysis, marketing materials creation and deal structuring. Erik joined the firm in 2012.
Prior to 2012, Erik was an Executive Director in Oppenheimer’s Consumer and Business Services Investment Banking group, a former Director at CIBC World Markets and Analyst with Deutsche Banc Alex Brown.
Erik’s transactional experience spans the consumer products, retail, technology, e-commerce, direct marketing, manufacturing, rental services, professional services, and restaurant sub-sectors. Erik has represented distressed businesses, growth companies, sponsor-backed and family owned businesses.
Past clients have included companies such as Bare Escentuals, Parker Marine, lululemon, SuperShuttle, Under Armour, The Brickman Group, Carbonite, Connolly Consulting, Constant Contact, Contigo, Design Within Reach, Jarden and Vitacost to name a few.
Erik graduated with highest honors from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Finance and Computer Applications. Erik is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and is an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and Turnaround Management Association (TMA).
Director | Special Situations Platform
Ryan is the Director of Three Twenty-One’s Special Situations Platform (SSP) and head of the Denver office. Ryan brings years of expansive special situations and distressed experience to the firm and is primarily responsible for sourcing and executing new SSP engagements. Ryan’s role encompasses every aspect of M&A engagements, from financial analysis to deal structure and negotiations.
Prior to joining Three Twenty-One in 2019, Ryan was the Vice President of Acquisitions at Summit Investment Management, where his responsibilities included sourcing principal debt acquisitions, providing customized capital solutions for distressed middle market companies, and underwriting loan portfolios. Raised in Colorado and an avid snowboarder and outdoorsman, Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Colorado. He is an active member of the American Bankruptcy Association (ABI) and Head of NextGen for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).
Director | Digital Marketing & Technology Platform
Brandon leads Three Twenty-One Capital Partners’ Digital Marketing & Technology Platform. Prior to joining Three Twenty-One, Brandon was Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at Potomac Business Capital, where his responsibilities included brokering sell-side transactions and supporting buy-side transactions for M&A deals in the Digital Marketing and Technology industries. Prior to Potomac Business Capital, he was Co-Founder & CMO of StandUp Digital, with Kevin Hart, which was an AppDev firm that specialized in celebrity gaming platforms.
StandUp Digital also focused on customer engagement App platforms for Startups, B2C companies and Fortune 500 firms through the company’s partner firm Pinxter Digital. Brandon completed two Bachelor’s Degrees, Economics & Criminal Justice, at the University of Maryland where he played football and was a scholarship student athlete award winner. Brandon has extensive knowledge in Digital Platforms, Digital Marketing, E-commerce, Blockchain technologies and other technological pursuits.
Vice President | Special Situations Platform
Venice Gamble leads Three Twenty-One Capital Partners’ Los Angeles office with over a decade of experience in special situations mergers and acquisitions, asset revitalization and disposition, bankruptcy, and business law. His experience includes the sourcing, management, and execution of transactions in a wide array of industries including entertainment, medical and healthcare, manufacturing, construction, retail, and industrial, as well as intellectual property sales.
Prior to joining Three Twenty-One Capital Partners Venice served as Vice President of Business Development & Managing Director for the Office of Legal Affairs for Industrial Assets Corp., an international special situations and asset disposition fund.
Venice holds strong ties in the community, where he is a regular volunteer and motivational speaker for at-risk youth within the L.A. County Juvenile Probation department and Juvenile Hall system. Venice also serves on the board of non-profit organizations that advocate for the well-being and advancement of children. Venice earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the State University of New York , Brockport, and a Juris Doctorate from the American College of Law. Venice is an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and Turnaround Management Association (TMA).
Vice President | Private Debt Placement
Raphael is a Vice President of Private Debt Placement at Three Twenty-One Capital Partners’ Denver office. He leads the firm’s private debt placement efforts and also supports the firm’s growth and execution mandates. Raphael’s transaction experience includes buy- and sell-side M&A, plus arranging structured credit across a variety of industry verticals.
Prior to Three Twenty-One, Raphael was an Associate with Capital Research Partners & Co., a boutique investment bank, where he provided strategic advice and execution support on M&A and capital market transactions within a variety of industries. Prior to joining Capital Research Partners & Co., he was a member of the investment team at Volery Capital Partners, where he focused on industry research, financial modeling and supporting their pipeline development. He began his career in Zurich, Switzerland working on UBS’s equity & derivatives floor.
Raphael completed both his bachelor’s degree in business administration and master’s degree in accounting and finance at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. During the former, he participated in an exchange program at Columbia University. Currently, he is pursuing the CFA accreditation, having passed two out of the three exams thus far.
C. Jacob Perry
Jacob is an Associate at Three Twenty-One Capital Partners. He supports Three Twenty-One’s deal teams through a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: research, modeling, and due diligence collection and dissemination. Jacob oversees the firm’s data collection and supports the efforts of senior staff for both sell-side and buy-side engagements. He also participates in Three Twenty-One’s outbound marketing and deal sourcing efforts. Previously, Jacob was an Analyst at the firm.
Prior to joining Three Twenty-One, Jacob was a Financial Analyst at NewDay USA, one of the largest VA mortgage lenders in the United States. Working directly with senior leadership, he conducted budget analyses and led projects to streamline operations.
Jacob holds an M.S. in Commerce with a concentration in Marketing and Management from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce and a B.A. in Political Science with a focus in American Politics and Minors in Economics and Public Policy from The Ohio State University. Jacob is an active member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) in pursuit of the Certified Turnaround Analyst (CTA) designation, and an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and its Young and New Members Committee.
Gabrielle is an Associate at Three Twenty- One Capital Partners. She leverages her business valuation and accounting background to support the deal teams through financial modeling and analysis, conducting due diligence, preparing marketing materials, and assisting with deal sourcing efforts.
Prior to joining Three Twenty-One Capital Partners, Gabrielle was an analyst in the Forensic and Valuation Services department at Ellin & Tucker, a Mid-Atlantic public accounting firm. During her time there, she worked on various engagements involving business valuation for estate and corporate planning purposes, commercial damages disputes, forensic accounting, and other consulting services.
Gabrielle is a graduate of Loyola University Maryland, where she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, specializing in Finance and minoring in Chinese.
Prior to joining Three Twenty-One Capital Partners, Connor gained experience in various areas of finance, completing internships in both the hedge fund and wealth management space.
Connor is a graduate of Williams College, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in History and played on the varsity baseball team.
Todd joined Three Twenty-One Capital Partners as an Operating Partner, and with his company Potomac Business Capital, serves as Co-Advisor on select M&A deals. He is a 20+ year entrepreneur, business owner, investment banker and business finance advisor. In addition to M&A advice and investment banking activities, Todd has been a founding investor, board member or part of the management team of several business ventures.
Todd has completed deals in a wide array of industries but truly excels in representing Digital Marketing and Digital Transformation businesses. Todd helps CEO’s and entrepreneurs develop a successful exit strategy, leveraging his understanding of the mid-market investment banking process, allowing for maximized value, optimized structure, and minimal tax impact for each engaged transaction. Todd attended Ithaca College.
Sterling joins Three Twenty-One as an Operating Partner providing expertise in the specialized agriculture and extraction industry. Most recently, Mr. Crockett assumed the position of Managing Partner for Sativeo Investors LLC, a company that produces naturally-derived sleep products from hemp. Mr. Crockett has been involved in other cannabinoid-related ventures such as AGRiMED Industries and Green Thumb Industries, among others.
At Sativeo, Mr. Crockett was involved in the development of proprietary hemp genetic inventory and the completion of a commercial extraction lab, creating a high-volume, low-cost producer of CBD for domestic distribution and international export.
Mr. Crockett also served as General Manager for GTI-Maryland, leading GTI’s diversity efforts to secure investments from minority investors, economic benefit, and the campaign to build a medical cannabis cultivation facility in Washington County, Maryland. In October of 2016, he joined with colleagues to found AGRiMED Industries, LLC. AGRiMED’s mission is to perform high quality cultivation, processing and research of medical cannabis. AGRiMED successfully secured a license in Pennsylvania. The license was sold to a large multi-state cannabis operator.
Mr. Crockett has been recognized as Small Business Leader of the Year by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of the Year for the Victim’s Rights Foundation, and received the Small Business Award of Excellence. He is the former Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee and former Chair of the Board of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. He served on the Board of Advisors for the Universities at Shady Grove where he sponsors a scholarship fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs. Mr. Crockett holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Iona College in New York. He and his wife Florence live in Parkland, Florida.
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