Mr. Pittman is a Managing Director and Markets
Leader for Houlihan Lokey’s Transaction Advisory Services practice and is responsible for leading service
innovation and client development, as well as coordinating cross-border deals
across Houlihan Lokey’s global network of transaction service professionals. He is based in the firm’s Dallas
Mr. Pittman has more than 20 years of
relevant public accounting and transaction experience working with financial
sponsors and corporate clients in the consumer, food, industrials, insurance,
and energy sectors. He has advised on domestic and cross-border mergers and
acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and divestitures with an aggregate value of
more than $20 billion.
Prior to joining Houlihan Lokey in 2009, Mr. Pittman was a Principal in Lockton
Companies’ Mergers and Acquisitions practice, providing buyside diligence
advisory and transaction-related risk management products for private equity and
strategic buyers. Before this, he was Corporate Controller for EXCO Resources,
a publicly traded E&P company based in Dallas, where he was actively
involved in private and public capital raises and acquisitions across the Gulf
Coast, Appalachia, and the Canadian basins. Mr. Pittman spent the first 10
years of his career in public accounting with KPMG and Deloitte, providing
audit and advisory services to public and private clients, where he was
involved in initial public offerings on the NYSE and NASDAQ.
Mr. Pittman has previously served on the
Board of Directors of The Boys & Girls Club (Houston Chapter).
Mr. Pittman holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas.