Gryphon Business Consultants

International Experience. Boise Presence.

Every business starts with a vision. Gryphon will help you put yours into action.

You may be uncertain about your business goals. Maybe you know exactly what your goals are, but you’re not sure what steps you need to take to achieve them. Perhaps your business is up and running, but you feel overwhelmed with some of the details. You might need advice about a specific project, guidance in relating with investors and raising capital, or assistance in your ongoing business operations.

You don't need a cookie cutter solution, you need applied experience.

Call us. We can help.

Gryphon Principals

Abid Ahmad

Abid Ahmad is an experienced professional in the areas of business operations, strategy, M&A, and startup businesses.

Abid started his career at Intel where he held positions in the areas of engineering, marketing, operations, business management and M&A. After leaving Intel in 2004, Abid joined Micron where he worked until 2011. As a Vice President at Micron Technology, Abid led Micron’s effort in the areas of new business ventures, corporate strategy and M&A. He was responsible for leading Micron’s joint venture formation with Intel, Nanya, and Photronics as well as acquisitions of Lexar Media and Displaytech.

Abid Ahmad attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where he received his Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics.

David Butler

David Butler is an experienced professional in the fields of capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, post-M&A integration, joint ventures, startup companies, commercial negotiations, cross-border transactions, and compliance.

David cut his teeth on complex international financing deals in the London and New York offices of Clifford Chance, one of the world's largest law firms. He subsequently worked in the areas of corporate governance, compliance, commercial transactions, M&A, and joint ventures at Micron and Numonyx, both multinational semiconductor manufacturers.

David earned his J.D. at the New York University School of Law. He is admitted to the bar in Idaho and New York, and also represents Idaho startups and entrepreneurs.

Kirk Walton

Kirk Walton is an experienced professional in the fields of personal and corporate taxation, tax planning, and executive compensation.

Kirk began his career counseling high net worth individuals and corporate executives at the Ayco Company (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Goldman Sachs). In 2002, Kirk left Ayco and Orange County California to found the independent, fee-only comprehensive wealth management firm, Eagle Financial Advisors. Through his wealth management practice he has developed extensive expertise in financial planning, asset management, and preservation and transfer strategies for individuals, families, corporations, trusts and pensions.

Kirk was awarded his J.D. magna cum laude by Pepperdine School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in California and Idaho. Kirk continues to advise corporate and individual clients on financial and tax matters as a Managing Partner of Gryphon Private Wealth Management.

Gryphon Services

We offer flexible consulting services custom fitted to your needs, including:

  • Business plan preparation
  • Strategic planning
  • Investor relations assistance
  • Executive coaching
  • Compliance consulting
  • Agreement drafting
  • Commercial negotiation
  • M&A advice

Call us today.