Cassandra Mares is the Vice President of Investment Origination and Research for the Lawson Corporation. Cassandra plays a vital role in bridging the gap between business owners that are either seeking capital or an exit through firms group of companies. Cassandra seeks investment opportunities that fit the core focus areas of the firm to increase the bottom line of the corporation. Cassandra is able to dissect key performance indicators to ensure that each merger or acquisition is appropriate for the group and in turn will execute the right game plan moving forward. She is an alumni of Arizona State University, where she received a Bachelor degree in Science. During her time at Arizona State University, Cassandra was a member of Phi Kappa Phi honor society.