Jason Houseman is a Principal Consultant based in North Carolina, with over 16 years of experience in financial services.
Before joining ERA, Jason’s professional background included serving as a trusted strategic advisor to middle market and mid-corporate businesses, providing solutions including corporate and commercial lending, deposit services, debt capital markets, treasury management, foreign exchange, interest rate risk management, and others. He has worked with clients to structure financial transactions in support of mergers & acquisitions, capital procurement, working capital financing, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, recapitalization transactions, cash-out dividends/distributions, and other strategic transactions.
As a corporate banker, Jason served as the central contact person for a diverse client and prospect base and delivered a wide array of financial services, either directly or through strategic product partners. As a trusted adviser his role revolved around relationship-building, idea generation, strategic business discussions, risk management, credit structuring, industry observations, and other matters of elevated importance.
Jason focuses his practice on entities ranging in structure from family-owned, to private equity held and publicly traded corporations, as well as not-for-profit entities. Throughout Jason’s experience, he’s had success working with executives and sponsors in several industries, including manufacturing, energy, technology, transportation, distribution, and services. He has also had experience supporting companies through management transitions, changes of control, the ramp-up of products/new product launches, and the implementation of strategic initiatives. As a corporate banker, Jason held FINRA series 63 and 79 licenses.
Jason graduated with a BA in Political Science from The State University of New York at Buffalo and earned a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University at Buffalo School of Management. He resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Jillian, and their two children.