About Us

Abraxas Advisors are experienced, multi-disciplined professionals who, collectively, have had seats in every role at the Closing Table. As non-practicing CPAs, management consultants, CFOs, operating executives, sales executives, and investment analysts, we have spent major portions of our careers in situations where understanding complex operations and addressing complicated issues were every-day challenges. These experiences directly enhance our efforts with Abraxas clients.  

A Collaborative Approach

This broad expertise of Abraxas Advisors is the foundation of our highly-collaborative process. Each Abraxas Advisor contributes innovative thinking and expertise to each transaction either directly, as a deal-team member, or indirectly through our routine discussions of client engagements. And, each Abraxas Advisor is compensated on every deal completed by our firm. This approach, unique in the industry, assures that each of our clients get the best thinking of our entire team,

While it take a village to raise a child, it takes a team to get to the Closing Table. The Abraxas Advisors form the core of the team and we work with other specialists to provide:

This collaborative approach assures our clients get comprehensive, coordinated advice, leading to success for this most important transaction.

Meet Our Team

C. David Chambless

President
Mobile:
Experience:
CFO, VP - Business Development, Management Consultant, Sales Executive
Industries:
Manufacturing, Distribution, Technology, Service Industries
Credentials:
MBA, CPA

Deborah Cox

Principal
Experience:
Chief Marketing Officer, Investor Relations, Corporate Communications/Public Relations, Equity Analyst, Healthcare Consultant
Industries:
Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Logistics
Credentials:
MBA, MS-CM, CFA

Pino Venetico

Principal
Mobile:
Experience:
President, CFO, Managing Partner
Industries:
Hospitality, Real Estate Development, Shipbuilding, Chemicals, Retail Trade
Credentials:
MS - Accounting

Lydia C. Jones

Principal
Experience:
Entrepreneur, Business Owner, Executive Vice-President/Finance, CFO
Industries:
Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing/Advertising, Higher Education, Travel
Credentials:
BBA, MBA

Betty Reed

Principal
Experience:
CFO, Financial Management, Business Operations, Venture Capital
Industries:
Banking, Professional Services, Environmental, Water
Credentials:
MBA, MTX, CPA