New Member Highlight: Don Shiers, Paramax Corporation

Meet Don Shiers: Senior VP at Paramax Corporation
and Upstate Capital’s newest member

Paramax Corporation is an investment banking firm focused on strategic sell-side transactions. They offer valuation services, fairness & solvency opinions, buy-side advisory services and financing advisory services. Don Shiers, Senior VP, is active in all phases of sell-side, buy-side, valuation and consulting projects. Since joining Paramax in 2012, he has participated in twenty projects.

Don’s favorite part of the job is “project work with its beginnings and endings. I also enjoy having the opportunity to experience a variety of industries and to observe a variety of management styles. And finally, I like knowing that every aspect of what I do is important and makes a difference.”

Don believes in the importance of teamwork and is “proud to have been a member of many cross-functional teams that found new homes for businesses that continue to provide jobs and be a part of the Upstate community.

“We think that Upstate Capital is a great organization meeting an important need. We have offices in Buffalo and Rochester, and we understand how important it is to our quality of life for Upstate businesses to get started, survive and thrive. And enabling key connections across the full spectrum from concept to cash-out is critical.”
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