Brooks Myhran

Managing Director

Brooks leads our Transaction Opinion and Valuation Services practice, leads Verit’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activities, co-leads the Board Advisory Services practice, and has a leadership role within Verit’s Corporate Finance practice with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions

Professional experience

Brooks has more than 25 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience executing numerous middle-market sell-side M&A transactions, performing hundreds of valuation, fairness, and solvency opinions in ESOP and, in particular, non-ESOP contexts. He has also provided high-level financial consulting and strategic advice to boards of directors, special committees, and related legal and accounting professionals.

Prior to Verit, Brooks was managing director of Lazard Middle Market (formerly Goldsmith Agio Helms) for 17 years; the founder of Orsus Advisory Services, LLC; and an officer and shareholder at Duff & Phelps.


ACG, NCEO, The ESOP Association, advisory board of Brass Ring Capital, Inc., a Minneapolis-based private equity sponsor.


Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University; Master’s of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Chicago; Chartered Financial Analyst.

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