Jack Ferrer is a Visiting Lecturer of Finance at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, where he currently leads the Managerial Finance Immersion program. As a Director at Cyndx Advisors, Jack also provides investment banking, corporate development, and strategic counsel to growth stage companies and middle-market firms across a broad range of industries. He is also a Board Member and the Co-Founder of Adiligy, a management consultancy focused on providing strategic planning and transaction advisory services to investment banks and privately held companies.
Earlier in his career Jack led the Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions Group at MF Global. His primary responsibilities at MF Global included formulating strategy, conducting competitive analyses, and executing transactions across the firm. Post-bankruptcy, Jack was retained to assist the bankruptcy trustee in liquidating and monetizing the firm's remaining assets. Prior to these roles, he was an investment banker in the Middle Market M&A Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he advised and executed transactions across the consumer, retail, industrial, and business services sectors. Jack also served as a Product Manager in the American Depositary Receipt (ADR) Group at JPMorgan. As a Product Manager he was primarily responsible for new product initiatives, strategic alliances and joint ventures. His tenure at JPMorgan also included operational and consulting roles within the investment management, credit derivatives, and equity business units.
Jack holds a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. He was awarded fellowships from the Robert Toigo Foundation and the Roy H. Park Leadership Fellowship Program. A long proponent of the benefits of mentorship and diversity, he currently mentors at-risk inner city youths and actively volunteers with the Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) organization.