Chaz Bertrand is a Managing Director at Stone-Goff Partners and heads up the firm's capital-raising efforts. Chaz brings over 20 years of experience as an advisor and investor in the lower middle market to this role. Previously, Chaz was at Spindrift Capital and Breakaway Ventures where he worked with family offices and institutions to develop acquisition and investment opportunities in the lower middle market. He began his career in finance in the business services investment banking groups of Robertson Stephens and Adams Harkness. Chaz has an MBA from Harvard Business School, is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he was a member of the varsity lacrosse team, and spent 5 years after graduation as a Special Operations Officer in the US Navy.