The Falkenberg Capital team represents decades of experience in telecommunications experience.
Bruce Falkenberg is the founder and President of Falkenberg Capital Corporation. He has overall responsibility for the firm's strategic direction and provides assistance to staff members on individual engagements. He has extensive executive level contacts with all the major telecommunication companies.
Since founding the Company in 1989, Mr. Falkenberg has represented clients and assisted other team members in the completion of over 250 separate transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $2.5 billion. Mr. Falkenberg has structured transactions including minority buy-outs, asset and stock purchases, tax free mergers, and system swaps. He also has placed equity and arranged debt financing for a variety of clients.
Mr. Falkenberg is a graduate of the University of Maryland and a Certified Public Accountant.
Timothy W. Laughlin
Senior Vice President
Tim Laughlin brings to Falkenberg Capital over 20 years of corporate finance, business development, merger, acquisition, management and advisory expertise in wireless and financial technology. He is responsible for identifying and executing opportunities to serve existing and potential clients in these and adjacent industries.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Laughlin enabled and drove significant growth as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and in various business development roles at ID Analytics, Leap Wireless International and Cricket Communications. Participating in greater than $9 billion of M&A, joint venture, and other investment activities, Mr. Laughlin has a proven track record of meeting and exceeding operational, financial, growth, liquidity and valuation expectations.
Before ID Analytics, Leap Wireless and Cricket, Mr. Laughlin directed the development and adoption of H&R Block’s add-on financial service products in a period where they represented the majority of the company’s top and bottom line growth. Prior to H&R Block, he co-founded a software company and provided audit and advisory services to early and mid-stage technology companies while at Arthur Andersen LLP.
Mr. Laughlin earned a B.S. Business and Accountancy from Wake Forest University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He holds his Series 63, 79, and 82 licenses.
Linda Walseth provides merger and acquisition, corporate finance and financial advisory services to wireline, broadband and mobile communications clients.
Ms. Walseth has over 20 years of investment industry experience and six years in financial management. Prior to joining Falkenberg Capital, Ms. Walseth was a Senior Vice President of Institutional Equities with Stifel Nicolaus, responsible for presenting investment opportunities to institutional investment managers. Prior to Stifel, Ms. Walseth was the CFO of a private company. She restructured the company and attracted a strategic partner to facilitate its enhanced growth potential. Ms. Walseth was also a co-founder and CFO of Janco Partners, a telecommunications institutional research boutique.
Ms. Walseth received a Bachelor of Finance from the University of Colorado. She holds her Series 7, 63, 24 and 27 licenses.
Mr. LaCasse is responsible for industry and company research, transaction analysis and execution, and financial advisory services for wireline, broadband, and wireless communications clients.
Prior to joining Falkenberg Capital, Mr. LaCasse worked in various roles at Level 3 Communications, ranging from product management to account management. Most recently as an account director for the cable, satellite, and wireless division where he was tasked with building and maintaining strong, long-lasting relationships with clients. Through this he developed a trusted advisor relationship and delivered client-focused solutions based on the needs of some of Level 3’s largest customers.
Mr. LaCasse holds an MBA from the University of Denver and attended Metropolitan State University of Denver where he graduated with a Bachelor of Finance, as well as a Bachelor of Management. While at Metropolitan State University he served as the Vice President of the Financial Management Association. He holds a Series 79 - Investment Banking Representative license.
Ms. Jantz follows industry trends and market transactions to provide company and asset valuations and analysis for public and private companies in the communication sector. She also helps with the marketing initiatives of the firm.
Prior to joining Falkenberg Capital, Ms. Jantz held various roles in Private Wealth Management and Brokerage Operations in Denver. She has worked at Morgan Stanley, TIAA-CREF, Bernstein Global Wealth Management, and AXA Equitable.
Ms. Jantz earned an MBA from the University of Denver and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Finance and minor in Economics. She holds her FINRA Series 7, 66 and 79 licenses.