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Ted Moody
Principal
P: 630-858-9000
tmoody@forestviewag.com
Ted has over nineteen years of corporate finance and corporate development experience at investment banks and Fortune 500 companies. Prior to ForestView, Ted was a Director in the Corporate Finance group of KPMG, the fourth largest accounting firm and the leading provider of middle market merger and acquisition services worldwide. During his ten years at KPMG, Ted worked on various assignments including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, valuations, fairness opinions, and strategic assessments. He has done work on cross-border transactions as well as for troubled companies.
Prior to joining KPMG, Ted founded Moody & Associates, Inc. which provided acquisition advisory services to public and private companies that were active consolidators of companies in the business services space. Ted led more than ten buyside advisory assignments while at Moody & Associates. Prior to founding Moody & Associates, Ted worked in the corporate development group of Republic Industries (now Republic Services, Inc. [NYSE:RSG] and AutoNation Inc. [NYSE:AN]). While at Republic, Ted was part of a team that completed several hundred acquisitions of waste services, home security, automotive dealership, and outdoor advertising companies. Prior to Republic, Ted held several positions in the corporate development group of Ryder System, Inc. [NYSE:R], a leading transportation, logistics, and supply chain management solutions provider.
Credentials and Memberships
  • M.B.A from University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • B.S. in Finance (Honors) from University of Illinois – Champaign
  • General Securities Representative (Series 7)
  • Securities Agent (Series 63)
  • Investment Banking Representative (Series 79)
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Village of Glen Ellyn, Finance Commission