Nick Colmenero

Senior Associate

Education and Certification

Nick graduated Cum Laude from the University of Washington with a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration from the Foster School of Business, with concentrations in both accounting and finance.  He holds his Series 63, Series 79, and Series 82 licenses with FINRA.

Professional Experience

Nick is a Senior Associate with Meridian Capital, with a focus on the Food & Beverage and Aerospace industries. Prior to joining Meridian, Nick worked as a Senior Financial Analyst for Starbucks in the Company’s Corporate Development & Strategic Business Alliance unit.  As a member of this group, Nick supported Starbucks’s global business development, transaction execution, and cross-functional project management with a focus on executing of mergers and acquisitions, strategic commercial partnerships and joint ventures.

Community Service and Involvement

Outside of the office, Nick is an avid University of Washington sports fan.  He also enjoys playing basketball, skiing, traveling, and experiencing new cuisines.

Recent deals

Received Growth Capital

Ellenos

Ellenos is a cult-favorite premium Greek yogurt that started its brand in Pike Place Market five years ago by way of Australia, via Canada.

Transaction Description

Received growth capital from Monogram Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focused on building consumer and retail brands

Industry Sector

Consumer

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Seattle, WA

Transaction Type

Growth Equity and Capital Raises