Chuck Bush is a Managing Director at Great Road Capital, an investment bank and advisory firm he founded in 2004. As a finance and entertainment industry expert, Mr. Bush has more than twenty years of experience advising clients on strategy, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, capital formation, film finance, distribution, and marketing. He has originated or co-originated over $400 million in private capital for film and media companies. Mr. Bush was a key member of JPMorgan’s Entertainment Industries Group, during which he helped raise more than $7 billion in financing. Mr. Bush is an Adjunct Professor of Finance and Economics at California State University, Northridge.
Mr. Bush holds an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College, M.B.A. in Finance from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.
Matt Lane has management, finance and legal expertise in media, entertainment, private equity and private placements. Prior to joining Great Road Capital, Mr. Lane was an international corporate tax attorney at Zuber Lawler and Del Duca. Previously, he was a managing partner at Clearlight Capital, where he advised mutual funds and private equity funds. He began his media industry career as In-House Counsel at Turner Network Television, and then as Vice President of Business and Legal affairs at Artisan Entertainment. He next co-founded Union Square Entertainment, a film/television producing and financing company. His media experience includes a myriad of finance, deal making and strategy matters with publicly traded companies, industry leaders, and entrepreneurial start-ups companies. He also has overseen financing, sales and marketing of independent films at the project and portfolio level.
Mr. Lane is a member of the State Bars of California and New York, and holds a Series 65 Securities License. He earned his A.B. from Harvard University, his J.D. and M.B.A. from Columbia University, and his L.L.M. in Taxation, Executive Program From New York University.