Ominto appoints Jim Spielman as CFO
Mr. Spielman joins Ominto following a long career in investment banking, corporate finance and public accounting.
Prior to joining Ominto, Mr. Spielman was the Managing Partner of Sympheron Capital, a boutique M&A advisory and private capital raising service firm he started 10 years ago to advise publicly traded and private corporate clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, restructurings, recapitalizations, and corporate finance transactions.
Prior to Sympheron, he served as the CFO of Intelligent InSites, a VC-backed healthcare SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) where he raised several million in new capital from private and institutional investors while leading the company’s accounting, finance, and IT departments and co-leading HR.
Prior to InSites, Mr. Spielman was an M&A and corporate finance investment banker with Houlihan Lokey’s Global Energy Investment Banking Group and Bank of America Securities’ Global Healthcare Investment Banking Group in New York.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Spielman spent 10 years in senior corporate financial reporting, planning & analysis roles with Western Digital (WDC), Buy.com which was later acquired by Rakuten, Inc., and Health Care Property Investors (HCP).
Mr. Spielman started his career as an audit CPA with Arthur Andersen in California specializing in software, e-commerce, digital media, and internet services.
He earned his BS in Accounting (Cum Laude) from Minnesota State University and an MBA in Finance from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.