Eric Groman is a Managing Director in the Consumer Investment Banking Group of Imperial Capital, based in the Los Angeles office. Eric brings more than 10 years of investment banking experience, having advised clients across a range of sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions, equity and debt private placements, and other strategic advisory engagements. Eric’s primary focus is in the Health & Wellness category, where he has worked with companies across the nutrition, food and beverage, natural products, fitness, and specialty retail segments of the market. Prior to joining Imperial in 2009, Eric was a Principal at the Mercanti Group, a consumer-focused advisory firm in Los Angeles. Eric began his investment banking career in the Mergers & Acquisitions groups at CIBC World Markets and in the corporate finance group of Seidler Capital. Eric graduated cum laude from Harvard University where he received a BA in Economics.