DAN QUAYLE JOINS JD FORD & COMPANY AS PRINCIPAL
44th Vice President of the United States Joins Investment Banking Firm
Denver, CO (March 21, 2000) -- Dan Quayle, the 44th Vice President of the United States has joined Denver-based investment banking firm JD Ford & Company as a Principal JD Ford & Company specializes in arranging mergers and acquisition transactions for middle market companies.
Dan Quayle will assume an active, senior level, role in the firm's activities. Based in JD Ford's Phoenix, Arizona office, Mr. Quayle will assist JD Ford's clients in closing transactions with the goal of meeting or exceeding their objectives. JD Ford's clients also will benefit from Mr. Quayle's extensive relationships and his ability to access key decision-makers on a global basis.
"I selected JD Ford as my platform to reenter the world of private enterprise because of the Company's commitment to the needs of the mid-market business owner," said Mr. Quayle. "I also am very impressed with the Company's reputation and honesty."
Dan Quayle offers JD Ford's clients access to national and international decision-makers, be they financing sources, potential buyers, or others. His long-standing involvement with business owners and the significant contacts and relationships established over decades in public service make Mr. Quayle an effective advocate to expedite the merger or acquisition process.
"I am thrilled that Dan Quayle has chosen to join JD Ford & Company," said Joe Durnford, CEO of JD Ford & Company. "Dan Quayle is a man of character, integrity and honesty. He also is a proven leader and possesses the global vision that is critical to success in today's business world. One of the most important elements of completing transactions in the middle market is the ability to reach decision-makers on the other side of the transaction. Dan's access to decision-makers on a global basis will prove invaluable to JD Ford's clients," he said.
JD Ford and Company, founded in 1996, is an investment banking firm based in Denver. The Company specializes in buying and selling businesses and helping businesses to raise capital. JD Ford also provides mid-market companies with financing and advisory services. It has offices in Denver and Phoenix but services clients nationwide.
For an interview by phone with Mr. Quayle, please call Misti Jobe at 303.333.3673.