The Team

The JCF Team Represents Decades of Experience and Expertise. We Apply Our Skills and Wisdom Through a Variety of Services that Help Clients Optimize Corporate Value.

Capital Advisory and Consulting is our business, and we realize it all comes down to the people that make up JCF - their abilities, track records and styles. We have earned our stripes among the ranks of corporate America, having ventured to build our own entrepreneurial companies, and have now joined forces to advise and serve our clients. JCF represents a team of seasoned professionals, strategists and advisors.

We thrive on our work by maintaining a commitment to excellence, while maintaining a balanced perspective on life. Please read our bios to get to know a little more about the people of JCF.

Meet the JCF Team

Justin C. Floyd, Managing Director

As the leader of JCF Consulting, Justin provides executive management, finance, and business development services to a variety of clients including regional and national real estate developers, high-tech companies, and private equity, institutional, hedge fund, and angel capital firms.

With over 20 years of experience, Justin is a motivated leader with exceptional negotiation, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Justin's proven strengths in financial modeling, financial analysis, capital sourcing, and business planning has served many clients in a variety of industries. Justin is also a licensed registered rep of a FINRA-regulated broker dealer specializing in private placements and M&A middle market transactions.

Justin was the acting hands-on Chief Financial Officer and turnaround advisor of a hybrid hedge fund debt buyer and national collection agency focused on the acquisition, management, and resale of charged-off consumer debt portfolios. Initial scope of the engagement included the reorganization and restructuring of the company to reduce overhead and improve operational efficiency, the review and implementation of accounting controls, and the setup and management of policies and procedures including cash management, vendor payables, payroll, bank and other significant financial reconciliations, accounting, financials, and projections along with other special process improvement projects and daily management tasks. Justin was highly active and took a lead role in all significant capital raise transactions, due diligence meetings, and support. Justin also was the principal liaison with fund and corporate investors - high net worth individuals, family offices, and fund-of-fund investors. Justin also managed relations and ongoing transactional support with fund administrator, fund Directors, auditors, corporate bankers, in-house and external counsel, a national network of external agencies, primary and secondary buyers and sellers. Managed oversight of more than $150M of invested capital, onshore and offshore funds, 50+ employees, 100+ vendors, and more than 200 external agencies.

Justin has also provided hands-on mergers and acquisition advisory services to Cisco Systems, Inc. where he has assisted the business development, finance, and tax teams in negotiating asset and stock deals, identifying and addressing diligence and valuation issues, tax structuring and planning, and the integration of target acquisitions through complex reorganizations and business planning. Advisory services have directly supported more than 20 Cisco acquisitions valued at over $500 million. In addition, Justin has provided post-acquisition integration advisory services to Cisco Systems, Inc. supporting over 25 prior mergers and acquisitions. Justin's professional tenure demonstrates proven strengths in finance as well as operational experience as a seasoned entrepreneur - where he cofounded and was president of eDigital Entertainment - an emerging online gaming company. For clients, Justin brings an in-depth awareness of the capital raising and funding process throughout the various stages of a company's lifecycle.

Prior to consulting, Justin's corporate background includes senior management roles at Stonefield Josephson, Inc., mergers and acquisitions management position at KPMG LLC, and various other management roles at Deloitte & Touche LLP and Ernst & Young LLP. Justin matriculated at University of Delaware where he received his degree in Accounting in 1994, continuing on to complete his Certified Public Accounting (CPA) certification through the State of Maryland in 1995.

Akash Chilka, Senior Analyst

Akash Chilka joined JCF Capital Advisors in November 2014. He is a senior analyst in our San Diego office. Prior to joining JCF Capital Advisors, he worked as an investment banking analyst intern at a middle-market investment bank, CB Capital Partners, Inc. Also, in 2013 he worked as a summer financial analyst at the Nobel Prize winning microfinance institution Grameen Bank in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

At JCF Capital, Akash has worked on 30+ advisory engagements across multiple industries including capital raise & M&A advisory supporting every stage of the deal execution process.

Akash graduated from UC San Diego’s masters program specializing in International management & finance in June 2014. During his time in UCSD he co-founded & served as the Vice President-Finance of Asian Studies Group (ASG), a current affairs discussion club at UC San Diego. Akash also has a Masters & Bachelors in commerce specializing in accounting from the University of Mumbai, India

Kei Tse, Analyst

Kei joined JCF Capital after graduation in 2016. Prior to joining JCF Capital, she worked in DBS bank as a Corporate Banking Intern in Hong Kong. Also, she completed internships in MCT Trading, Inc, a mortgage trading company that based in San Diego, and South County Economic Development Council.

Kei graduated from UC San Diego in 2016 with a B.S. degree (Distinction) in Management Science.

Annie Chen, Intern

Annie is currently a student at UC San Diego with a major in Economics.

Prior to joining JCF, Annie worked as an Analyst Intern in the China Merchants Bank Investment Banking Division in CMB International.

Annie is currently serving as the Vice President of UCSD Chinese Union. She is also a member of the Cornerstone Community in UCSD and serving as a Consultant.