Founder & Managing Partner
Hy is the Founder and Managing Partner of Vaupen Financial Advisors. Hy has worked with rapidly growing public and private middle market companies in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean for over 35 years. Throughout his career, he has held positions in executive-level financial and operational management and financial consulting/advisory capacities. Hy is bilingual with fluency in English and Spanish, and has experience working with international finance and global business transactions. Hy's extensive financial experience and market relationships provide the basis for the firm to advise, structure and secure a variety of financing and capital transactions for its clients, including senior lines of credit, subordinated debt and various alternative forms of equity capital. A portion of the firm’s specialty practice area involves working on recapitalization and financing transactions for distressed and financially troubled companies and special situations. Hy has worked with middle market companies in more than 40 major industry categories including: aviation, technology, healthcare, food and beverages, consumer products, retail and wholesale distribution, financial services, manufacturing, media and telecommunications. Prior to founding Vaupen Financial Advisors, Hy held senior executive management positions in leading South Florida firms such as Ernst & Whinney CPAs, Beverage Canners International, the GB Group and Kellstrom Industries. Hy is a graduate of the University Of Florida Fisher School Of Accounting, and has been a licensed CPA in the State of Florida since 1979.