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  • " Ziad: You inspire by leading, practicing what you preach, giving tirelessly of your time, energy and opinion. You challenge yourself and your peers to do better, reach higher and live by the sword. A true iconoclast, fearless and truthful. What a joy to know you"

    - Tia Carr Williams on 18 Jan 2005
  • " Ziad: Thank you for not forgetting about me when the Universe seems to be reminding me that to reach the highest peaks you sometimes have to go downhill...I'm really looking forward to getting more involved with Blackhawk Partners"

    - Martin Schmalenbach? on 16 Jan 2005
  • "Blackhawk Partners combines entrepreneurial innovation with hard-nosed business savvy. Their access to capital, great connections and track record make them a valuable connection for anyone who is committed to making a difference and experiencing the potential latent in them and their business. Zia ...   Read more

    - Marcus Cauchi on 16 Jan 2005
  • "Over the 6 years that I've known Ziad Abdelnour, he has consistently demonstrated extremely clear thinking, strong judgment, and access to excellent opportunities. I've known Ziad to be a straight shooter who gets things done with efficiency and a powerful, purposeful focus"

    - Jed Freifeld, General Partner, BroadCap Ventures LLC on 13 Jan 2005
  • "Ziad Abdelnour is an amazing dynamo. Sometimes I wonder how he finds the time and the energy to network with so many people as well as proactively drive Blackhawk Partners. Keep it up. You are the heart of Blackhawk"

    - Ravindra Gopal on 08 Jan 2005
  • "Ziad Abdelnour is a force to be reckoned with. He is exceptionally sharp with an enquiring and critical mind that has, no doubt, been the solid foundation to his successful work to date. I have spoken with Ziad a number of times and found him to be extremely approachable and helpful. Ziad understan ...   Read more

    - Stuart Oliver on 06 Jan 2005
  • "Ziad Abdelnour is a true professional who has a unique understanding of business issues. He really understands the meaning of execution. That, coupled with a great sense of humor, is a winning combination"

    - Enrique Mesones, President & CEO Smart Connections on 04 Jan 2005
  • "Ziad Abdelnour is a very experienced banker. He will not waste time with deals that are not appropriate for his Firm. If he things your transaction is not investment grade, he coaches you to improve your value proposition. Ziad does not want to waste your time or his Firm�s time by trying to do t ...   Read more

    - Ted King, Managing Director, Saddle Rock Advisors on 03 Jan 2005
  • "If there was something like �Businessman of the Year 2004 �, he surely would be the title holder. He adds so much value to any smart entrepreneur that he is the reason I connect with him and his team at Blackhawk. Credit must also be given to him for his 'no ego' approach for communicating. Tru ...   Read more

    - Dimitri Likissas on 30 Dec 2004
  • "Ziad Abdelnour is an extremely sharp financier- creative, energetic and bright. His track record speaks for itself. He's also a consummate dealmaker with a fantastic rolodex- he knows people in virtually every industry"

    - Ganesan Subramanian? on 29 Dec 2004