Thomas S. Duffy joined the Stavatti team in March 2017.
Thomas has a wealth of experience in business execution, successfully directing a number of sourcing customers towards their goals and objectives. Thomas successfully achieved rapid returns on investment providing services that allowed revenue turnaround with staggering speed. The Founder, President and CEO of Venture Capital International, LLC, the firm was established in 2006 to assist companies most poised for near-term success. A private equity firm, Venture Capital International serves as a mandate for private funds and is focused primarily in the Entertainment, Technology, Biotech and Green-Energy sectors, investing over $200 Million into specific companies. Recent projects that Thomas has selected have included clinical trials, which, after funding, have garnered FDA approval.
With over twenty-five years of experience in merchant banking, extensive networking abilities and business operational knowledge, Thomas has lead Venture Capital International, LLC to consistently deliver positive financial returns to investors on every project since its inception, with some projects yielding over a 200% return within a twelve to eighteen month period.
Prior to founding Venture Capital International, LLC, Thomas was President at Tuthill LLC, a commercial and venture capital fund of over $100 million dollars concentrated in the lending of hard money from 1997-2006. At Tuthill, LLC, Thomas honed his abilities to negotiate “win-win” deal terms that motivate portfolio company management teams yet provide solid governance, control and protection for investors.
Thomas was also a Partner at TDI Inc. where he managed over 100 residential real estate projects in the New York Tri-State area, with sales in excess of $1.5 million annually. He spearheaded project development of the waterfront in Jersey City, NJ, and Weehawken, NJ and lead a team of twenty-five in the development of a sixty story residential tower.
With extensive experience in the Energy, Manufacturing, Software, High Tech, Internet, Digital Media, Digital Advertising, Aerospace and Biotech industries, professional specialties include:
• Public Equity & Debt Financing
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Budgeting & Forecasting, Operations Review
• Turnaround Management
• Business Organization & Restructuring
• Strategic Planning
• Revenue Recognition SOP 97-2
• Valuations & Impairments
• All SEC matters: Reporting, Inquiries & Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
• System Implementations: Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft, Great Plains, Cognos
• Tax Management
• Competitive analysis
Thomas is a Past-President of the Fairfield Connecticut Chapter of Business Network International and is called upon to act as a Bio-tech ,Real Estate and Financial Consultant to New York City think-tank, Gerson-Lehman Group. He was awarded National Republican Congressional Committee Businessman of the Year in 2007, New Jersey Better Business Bureau Man of the Year in 2006 and Council Businessman of the Year from 1997-2001 by the Bergen County, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. Thomas attended Fordham University in New York where he studied business.
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