The Team

The JCF Team Represents Decades of Experience and Expertise. We Apply Our Skills and Wisdom Through a Variety of Services that Help Clients Optimize Corporate Value.

Capital Advisory and Consulting is our business, and we realize it all comes down to the people that make up JCF - their abilities, track records and styles. We have earned our stripes among the ranks of corporate America, having ventured to build our own entrepreneurial companies, and have now joined forces to advise and serve our clients. JCF represents a team of seasoned professionals, strategists and advisors.

We thrive on our work by maintaining a commitment to excellence, while maintaining a balanced perspective on life. Please read our bios to get to know a little more about the people of JCF.

Meet the JCF Team

Justin C. Floyd, Managing DirectorLinked In

As the leader of JCF Capital, Justin provides executive management, finance, and business development services to a variety of clients including regional and national real estate developers, high-tech companies, and private equity, institutional, hedge fund, and angel capital firms.

With over 25 years of experience, Justin is a motivated leader with exceptional negotiation, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Justin's proven strengths in financial modeling, financial analysis, capital sourcing, and business planning has served many clients in a variety of industries. Justin specializes in private placements and lower to middle market buy-side and self-side M&A transactions.

Justin was the acting hands-on Chief Financial Officer and turnaround advisor of a hybrid hedge fund debt buyer and national collection agency focused on the acquisition, management, and resale of charged-off consumer debt portfolios. Initial scope of the engagement included the reorganization and restructuring of the company to reduce overhead and improve operational efficiency, the review and implementation of accounting controls, and the setup and management of policies and procedures including cash management, vendor payables, payroll, bank and other significant financial reconciliations, accounting, financials, and projections along with other special process improvement projects and daily management tasks. Justin was highly active and took a lead role in all significant capital raise transactions, due diligence meetings, and support. Justin also was the principal liaison with fund and corporate investors - high net worth individuals, family offices, and fund-of-fund investors. Justin also managed relations and ongoing transactional support with fund administrator, fund Directors, auditors, corporate bankers, in-house and external counsel, a national network of external agencies, primary and secondary buyers and sellers. Managed oversight of more than $150M of invested capital, onshore and offshore funds, 50+ employees, 100+ vendors, and more than 200 external agencies.

Justin has also provided hands-on mergers and acquisition advisory services to Cisco Systems, Inc. where he has assisted the business development, finance, and tax teams in negotiating asset and stock deals, identifying and addressing diligence and valuation issues, tax structuring and planning, and the integration of target acquisitions through complex reorganizations and business planning. Advisory services have directly supported more than 20 Cisco acquisitions valued at over $500 million. In addition, Justin has provided post-acquisition integration advisory services to Cisco Systems, Inc. supporting over 25 prior mergers and acquisitions. Justin's professional tenure demonstrates proven strengths in finance as well as operational experience as a seasoned entrepreneur - where he cofounded and was president of eDigital Entertainment - an emerging online gaming company. For clients, Justin brings an in-depth awareness of the capital raising and funding process throughout the various stages of a company's lifecycle.

Prior to consulting, Justin's corporate background includes senior management roles at Stonefield Josephson, Inc., mergers and acquisitions management position at KPMG LLC, and various other management roles at Deloitte & Touche LLP and Ernst & Young LLP. Justin matriculated at University of Delaware where he received his degree in Accounting in 1994, continuing on to complete his Certified Public Accounting (CPA) certification through the State of Maryland in 1995.

Justin is a Registered Representative of and Securities Products are offered through BA Securities, LLC. Four Tower Bridge, 200 Barr Harbor Drive, Suite 400, W. Conshohocken, PA 19428. Member FINRA SIPC. 877-738-5841. JCF Capital Markets, LLC and BA Securities, LLC are separate, unaffiliated entities.

Katherine Zhang, Analyst/Intern Linked In

Katherine joined JCF Capital in March 2020 after earning her Master degree of Finance with a focus in financial services from University of California, San Diego.

Prior to working at JCF Capital, Katherine has worked as a data analyst at the Beyster Institute consulting group where she led a team of 4. While at Beyster Institute, Katherine worked to optimize the original business model and increased their valuation accuracy by 20%.

Before Beyster Institute, Katherine worked as a research associate at an equity prime brokerage where she conducted detailed company and industry research on approximately 30 Fortune 500 companies.

Through past experiences with financial services, strategic planning, and data mining, Katherine has developed her interpersonal and analytical skills.

Kenyu Yu, Analyst/Intern Linked In

Kenyu Yu joined JCF Capital in January 2020 as an Analyst Intern with the responsibilities of deal flow marketing, reporting managing leads and assisting management.

Prior to working at JCF Capital, Kenyu Yu has interned at CAPTARGET, LLC as a research intern providing support and due diligence for potential deals.

He is currently a senior in University of California, San Diego majoring in Management Science and minoring in Computer Science He is also an international student from both Hong Kong and Japan with the ability to speak four languages.

When Kenyu Yu is not at work or in the library, you will most likely see him playing basketball or supporting his favorite team, the Boston Celtics.

Alec Mardikian, Analyst_Intern Linked In

Alec joined JCF Capital in November 2020 as an analyst intern. He is a junior at the University of California, San Diego majoring in Management Science with a minor in DataScience.

In his previous internship at Mystique Information Systems INC, he developed a strong technical framework that can be efficiently utilized in the fiscal sector. Mystique provided him with a strong background in financial modeling, probabilistic models, cash flow analysis, and variousmachine learning techniques.

From other previous experiences, he has developedthe capabilities to perform industry overviews, consider M&A rationales, perform comparables analysis within multiple sectors, andcan perform discounted cash flow model valuations. These techniques have capacitated him to complete very detailed research and data analysis that supports potentialsdeals.

Sandra Zhou, Analyst_Intern Linked In

Sandra joined JCF Capital In November 2020 as an analyst intern after earning her Master's degree in Finance with a focus in Quantitative Finance from the University of California, San Diego. Prior to working at JCF Capital, Sandra has worked as Research Analyst at a real estate technology start-up GardenStar Group where she led the summer internship program.

Before GardenStar Group, Sandra had experience working as an Equity Analyst and Investment Analyst in a major securities firm and an investment bank in China

Through school and past experiences, Sandra has developed comprehensive analytical andquantitative skills as well as an interpersonal skill set