CCA Group, LLC (“CCA Group”) today announced the addition to their senior leadership team of a new Chief Financial Officer, Robert Wilson and Marketing Manager, Katelyn Mensi. CCA Group is a premier boutique financial advisory firm that provides M&A advisory, capital markets and structured finance solutions to Global Renewable Energy, Conventional Energy and Infrastructure Sponsor and Investor clients. “The North American Power and Infrastructure sectors, particularly the Renewable Generation sector continue to present the greatest large-scale opportunity to develop and deploy capital on long-term generation and infrastructure assets. Robert and Katelyn have joined us at a time when our industry continues to experience exponential growth that requires CCA to continue developing innovative strategies and financing solutions for our clients. Robert and Katelyn bring a wealth of experience in their respective fields that will help us grow our business and serve both existing and new clients committed to investing in renewable and infrastructure projects,” said James Stahle, Senior Managing Partner of CCA Group.
With over 17 years of experience, Robert will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s finance, tax and accounting functions as well as compliance reporting. He will also be responsible for expanding the Private Capital Investment Management business platform for CCA. As a new position to the firm, Ms. Mensi will focus on managing marketing efforts, ensuring brand consistency and lead business development into new channels. She will strategically address industry challenges, providing solutions and digital awareness, while Mr. Wilson will oversee the build-out of the Investment Management Platform as well as the overall corporate finance and treasury functions of the company. “We are excited about the next phase of growth of the CCA Group business and are excited to have Robert and Katelyn on board to expand our capabilities for our clients,” said James Stahle, Senior Managing Partner of CCA Group. For more information on Mr. Wilson and Ms. Mensi, please see their full biographies below.
Robert Wilson, CFO
Mr. Wilson joined CCA Group in 2019 and is a senior financial executive with over 17 years of experience within the investment management industry. Prior to joining CCA Group, he was the COO/CFO/CCO at RDC Capital Partners LP, a Boston based global macro investment advisor, where he was responsible for all of the firms non-investment related activities. From 2014-2017, Mr. Wilson was CFO/CCO at MAST Capital Management, a middle market leveraged credit advisor which managed a number of private investment vehicles. From 2010–2014, Mr. Wilson was a VP Fund Accounting Manager in JP Morgan’s Hedge Fund Services group in Boston, managing a team of 20 accountants responsible for NAV, investor and compliance reporting. Previously, Mr. Wilson was a Fund Controller at Ignis Asset Management and BlueCrest Capital Management, both in London. Mr. Wilson started his career working as a Controller at Lehman Brothers in London. Mr. Wilson earned a BA in Business Studies from Nottingham Trent University (UK), an MBA from the London School of Business and Finance and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA®), a global CPA/CIMA designation.
Katelyn Mensi, Marketing Manager
Ms. Mensi joined CCA Group in 2019 to lead the company’s strategic marketing efforts. Prior to joining CCA Group, she was the marketing manager at NEPC where she was responsible for brand management, campaign execution, digital communications, public relations, lead generation and the creation of dynamic content. Ms. Mensi has also held marketing positions at Beaumont Capital Management and MFS Investment Management. She has worked closely with a variety of financial markets including asset managers, retail investors, institutional investors, advisors and investment consultants. She is experienced in developing custom sales collateral, event promotions, social media strategies, website design and corporate sponsorships. Ms. Mensi has a B.S. with a concentration in Marketing from Boston University.
About CCA Group
CCA Group, LLC is a privately held, boutique financial advisory firm based in Boston that provides premier capital markets and advisory services to companies active primarily in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure markets. As a leader in both sell-side and buy-side financial advisory services, we serve clients in developing, owning, investing in, and operating utility-scale renewable energy projects and other complex capital assets.
Today, our core activities involve innovative structuring, raising capital for issuer clients, sourcing investment opportunities for institutional investors, and advising clients involved in complex M&A transactions, all while delivering creative and thoughtful financial solutions with efficient execution on each and every mandate. CCA Group is comprised of 16 professionals with an average experience of 20 years in structured finance and additional offices in New York and in San Francisco. Learn more at www.ccagp.com.