Madison Davis Rejoins Founders Advisors as Director of Consumer Practice

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, February 22, 2024 – Founders Advisors announced today that Madison Davis has rejoined the firm as Director of the Consumer Practice Group. Davis brings comprehensive middle-market M&A expertise gained across roles in investment banking, private equity and corporate development.

“Madison’s breadth of expertise within our industry is truly remarkable, and her track record of consistently delivering outstanding results speaks volumes,” said Duane Donner, founder and CEO of Founders Advisors. We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome her back to the Founders team and to integrate her expertise into our expanding Consumer Practice.”

Prior to returning to Founders, she led the execution of more than 60 acquisitions as a Vice President at Greater Sum Ventures and as Head of M&A for a private equity-backed company. Madison began her career in investment banking at Founders before later joining Lazard Middle Market and has contributed to more than 20 buy-side and sell-side M&A engagements across a variety of industries.

“Madison’s wealth of experience and expertise, coupled with our highly talented team and process-driven solutions, will propel our Consumer practice to new levels,” said Wayne Vacek, Managing Director of the Consumer Practice Group. “Her return further elevates the Founders team, and we are excited to welcome her back to the firm.”

Davis resides in Knoxville, Tennessee with her husband. She graduated first in her class with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Brock School of Business at Samford University.