Marni Wieshofer is a Managing Director at MESA, a New York-based boutique investment bank, and was hired in late 2011 to open the Los Angeles office. MESA is a highly specialized advisory firm focused on digital and traditional media and entertainment transactions. Wieshofer has spearheaded an array of investment banking, strategy and valuation engagements for companies throughout the media space. Her previous engage- ments include the position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and M&A and Chief Financial Officer at Media Rights Capital, where clients and partners included JPMorgan and Universal Pictures. From 1999 to 2007, she also held a range of executive positions at Lionsgate Entertainment.