Building Businesses Through Building Relationships.

As professionals, we are united by strong beliefs and our client-centric philosophy. Our team of professionals has decades of knowledge with the hard skills of financial services. They also have experience with the soft skills enabling open communication, close collaboration and development of personal rapport.

  • Michael Mendez

    Managing Director, Co-Founder

    Michael Mendez

    As a Co-Founder of Estancia, Mr. Mendez’s primary focus is sourcing, monitoring and driving growth of Estancia’s portfolio companies as well as firm leadership/strategy and management.

  • Takashi Moriuchi

    Managing Director, Co-Founder

    Takashi Moriuchi

    As a Co-Founder of Estancia, Mr. Moriuchi’s primary focus is sourcing, executing, monitoring and driving growth of Estancia’s portfolio companies as well as firm leadership/strategy and management.

  • Danny Kang

    Managing Director

    Danny Kang

    Mr. Kang’s primary focus is sourcing, executing, monitoring and driving growth of Estancia’s portfolio companies.

  • Darrin Jeffries

    COO, General Counsel, CCO & Managing Director

    Darrin Jeffries

    Mr. Jeffries focuses on portfolio company M&A structure & execution, and supporting portfolio companies and their management teams in a variety of capacities.

  • Dana Alan Kurttila

    Managing Director

    Dana Alan Kurttila

    Mr. Kurttila’s primary focus is sourcing, executing, monitoring and driving growth of Estancia’s portfolio companies.

  • Martie D’Apice

    Head of Investor Relations

    Martie D’Apice

    As Head of Investor Relations. Ms. D’Apice is responsible for Estancia’s client development, relationship management, and capital-raising activities.

  • Violetta Hancock

    Vice President, Legal Operations

    Violetta Hancock

    Ms. Hancock is a licensed attorney experienced in a wide-ranging corporate practice including mergers and acquisitions and advising individual and corporate clients on a variety of matters.

  • Keegan Mitchell

    Senior Associate

    Keegan Mitchell

    Mr. Mitchell's primary focus is financial modeling, deal execution, portfolio monitoring, and quarterly portfolio valuation reporting.

  • Dan Rosenberger

    Senior Associate

    Dan Rosenberger

    Mr. Rosenberger's primary focus is on financial modeling, deal execution, portfolio monitoring, and quarterly portfolio valuation reporting.

  • Jalen Gilmore

    Associate

    Jalen Gilmore

    Mr. Gilmore’s primary focus is financial modeling, deal execution, portfolio monitoring, and quarterly portfolio valuation reporting.

  • Makayla Sugidono

    Operations & Investor Relations Analyst

    Makayla Sugidono

    Ms. Sugidono focuses on providing support to Estancia’s operational, compliance, and investor relations efforts and activities.

  • Cheryl Mendez

    Administrative Assistant

    Cheryl Mendez

    Mrs. Mendez is responsible for a wide range of tasks including administration, operations and investor relations to ensure the firm’s daily operations run smoothly.