Magnate’s leadership has extensive experience building successful businesses and trusted relationships.

Our team is enthusiastic and passionate about helping other leaders, businesses, and friends think through strategies and stages within their company.

When navigating the acquisition of a company, smart entrepreneurs know that the best position for success when closing a transaction is to have the right people backing you. A team that understands marketplace trends, is aware of current targets, and are experienced with the process from start to finish will ensure a healthy balance at the finish line.

Board

Daniel Para

Daniel Para

CEO

Daniel Para

CEO

As Managing Member and founder of Magnate Advisory Partners, Dan leads with an aggressive and strategic pace that profoundly motivates his partners. With an appetite for risk and a forward-looking vision, Dan has founded a variety of organizations and completed numerous buy- and sell-side deals.

Mark Para

Mark Para

Vice President

Mark Para

Vice President

At Magnate, Mark’s focus is to help originate and manage the variety of relationships, while continuing to maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. His knowledge and experience in M&A and Insurance is complimentary to the Firm’s team and vision. Prior to joining Magnate, Mark worked for a boutique M&A Firm leading their Midwest operations.

Additionally, Mark was the Co-Founder and President of a small independent insurance agency within the Chicagoland area for seven years. He built his business on a combination of hard work and surrounding himself with highly productive and influential people.

Mark earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Finance at the University of Dayton, and currently holds a Property & Casualty, Life & Health insurance license, as well as FINRA series 79 and 63 securities licenses.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Laura and two children, Holly and Hank. He is a strong believer in paying it forward in life and volunteers regularly at Misericordia Heart of Mercy, a home to many mentally and physically disabled persons, including his brother, a current resident.

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Magnate is interested in working with business leaders with viable opportunities. We welcome confidential conversations.