Mr. Altman, a Managing Director, joined The Sage Group in 2000. He advises entrepreneurial-driven companies on M&A transactions across a diversified consumer spectrum, with a focus on closely-held businesses in the retail, apparel, personal care, action sports, food and beverage, and lifestyle technology sectors. Earlier in his career, Mr. Altman worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in Los Angeles and Lehman Brothers in New York. He received his J.D./M.B.A. degree from the University of Michigan Business and Law Schools, and his B.S. degree in Economics, with a concentration in Finance, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.