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Our Team

We have significant deal making and operational experience. Our reputation is built on delivering sound advice and generating exceptional returns for our stakeholders.

Seth Penland

Managing Director

Seth manages the advisory, deal sourcing, investing, financing and capital raising activities of the firm.

Prior to launching Evergreen, he was an investment banker focused on M&A and financing transactions for middle-market companies for leading firms such as Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan and B. Riley & Co.

Seth is also the Founder & President of Bluewave, a telecom and IT agency based in Granite Bay, CA. 

Seth holds a BS from the University of San Francisco and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Phone: (650) 804-8706


Mark Peterson

Managing Director

Mark manages the advisory, structuring, investing, financing and capital raising activities of the firm.

Mark is a licensed attorney in California and Texas and worked in M&A, securities and debt and equity financing with Baker & McKenzie, one of the largest law firms in the world.  Mark has represented companies from small startups to large, multinational institutions.

Mark earned a BA in Economics from Brigham Young University and an JD, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School.

Phone: (916) 213-8217


Learn About Your Options

We work with business owners to help them understand the financial options available to maximize shareholder value.