Chuck Cotter, board member, Networking Night and Pitch Slam co-chair, is a Partner and chairs the Food and Beverage Group at Holland & Hart LLP, where he provides advice to companies at all stages of growth, from start-ups to publicly listed companies, helping them successfully raise capital, complete acquisitions and divestitures, and comply with regulatory requirements. His experience at Holland & Hart, a leading Wall Street law firm, and in-house at a major hedge fund allows him to help growth and/or exit-oriented clients determine the best way to reach their objectives — whether that be an IPO, a sale, or other option – and has included deals ranging in size from a few million dollars to over five hundred million. He represents start-up companies from initial formation and financing rounds, through growth stages, and culminating in exit strategies. Chuck represents a substantial number of clients, both small and large, in the food, beverage, and natural products space, such as Boulder Food Group, Purely Elizabeth, ChiaViva!, CleanWell, Dale Katechis and Oskar Blues Brewery, EvoHemp, Hotbox Roasters, the Odell family, and Yummari. A sample client list can be seen here.