"For the past six years I have had the opportunity to work closely with Franz von Bradsky. In 2006 while serving as a Director of the Seattle chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth Franz was instrumental in spearheading the launch of the Northwest Growth Financing Conference which he has Chaired on behalf of the chapter for 5 years. As a result of his leadership, professionalism, vision and attention to detail the conference has thrived despite the difficult economic conditions and become the preeminent financial conference in the Northwest."
Glenn S. Burroughs - Senior Vice President, PNC Business Credit
About Green Tree Capital
From its founding in 1985 Green Tree Capital has been dedicated to providing the highest quality financial services to privately held “middle market” companies.
The firm specializes in buying and selling companies with annual revenues from $5 million to $100 million. Green Tree Capital also arranges acquisition and expansion financing with institutional investors.
Franz von Bradsky explains why he co-founded Green Tree Capital:
“Selling or buying a business, or obtaining financing for company growth, is extremely complex and time consuming. It can be outright daunting for the owner of a ‘middle market’ business. Green Tree Capital is there to provide expert advice and counsel along with a complete range of services for this often neglected and under-served market. Our founding principles of providing personalized, hands-on service with the utmost confidentiality, integrity and objectivity have – throughout the firm’s history – delivered the results sought by our clients.”
Meet Franz von Bradsky
Franz has over 35 years of experience working with or for privately owned “middle market” companies. He has served as president, chief financial officer, controller and director of a number of private companies including ITM International, Intraco, Meridien Marketing and Pandick California (all with sales ranging from $25 to $100 million). He also served as an audit manager in Price Waterhouse’s New York City office.
In 1972 Franz obtained his CPA from New York State. He holds a BS in General Business and Finance from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA in Accounting from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.
Franz has been a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) since 1985 serving in many senior leadership positions, including Vice President of ACG for 1996-97 and Chairman of the 26th annual lnterGrowth conference in 1997. He served as Director, Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors from 1994-96 and as a Director and Assistant Treasurer from 1992-94.
Franz was a director of the Seattle chapter of ACG from 2005 to 2011 and served as Chairman of the Northwest Growth Financing Conference from 2006 to 2010. Previously he has been a director and president of the San Francisco chapter of ACG as well as for the Los Angeles chapter of ACG.
In addition to the organizations noted above, Franz has also served as an officer and/or director of many other business, professional and not-for-profit organizations over the years, including – Greater New York City YMCA, the Institute of Management Accountants, the Los Angeles Venture Association, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the Napa Valley Symphony and the Queens Chamber of Commerce.
To view or download a PDF of Franz’s curriculum vitae, click here.