Board of Directors
Concordis Group is dedicated to the fundamental principle of building value. At the heart of building value is a commitment to create the right product in the right market for our clients while supporting quality economic growth for the communities.
Joseph Donahue, Chairman and Director of Corporate Finance
Joseph Donahue is a corporate finance specialist with 40 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, financings and IPO transactions.
Mr. Donahue has advised and assisted in the financing of billions of dollars in corporate transactions in both the private and public markets.
Beginning in 1981, Mr. Donahue managed mergers and acquisitions advisory at Sterling & Company, Inc. of Los Angeles an international investment banking firm. He was responsible for initiating the first private buyout of a major publicly-traded life insurance company.
While at Sterling & Company, Mr. Donahue was a team leader in numerous transactions with public and private companies involving many Fortune 500, NASDAQ, London Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange companies.
Since 1993 Mr. Donahue has been consulting on the structuring of Initial Public Offerings, strategic mergers and debt and equity financings.
Donahue spent several years in Beijing China as a guest of the Chinese First Family and assisted them in planning and site development for the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
After studying at the University of Mexico he graduated with a B.A. from the University of California at San Diego.
As a contributing member of many professional and social organizations such as The CEO Club, The Global Private Equity and Venture Capital Group, Angel Investors Association, UCSD Alumni Association, M&A Club of China, and the Hedge Funds Exchange, Mr. Donahue is committed to the integrity and transparency of the capital markets.
Concordis Group, Inc.
211 Regency Drive
Wylie, TX 75098
Atif Rafique; CEO and Director Of Operations
Atif Rafique brings over twenty years of experience in hospitality management and commercial and residential real estate development and construction.
Mr. Rafique founded real estate development and construction firm GC Blackstone in 2007. The firm has completed 39 commercial and residential projects since its founding including hotels, medical facilities and residential subdivisions. Mr. Rafique has expertise in healthcare related facilities such as primary and urgent care and surgery centers.
GC Blackstone is currently developing six projects that include one hospital, one townhomes development and two residential single-family homes subdivisions with total of 94 homes.
Prior to starting GC Blackstone, Mr. Rafique worked at a real estate development firm TA&A, Inc. as a Managing Partner and successfully completed seven residential projects generating over $10 million in revenue.
Mr. Rafique began his career in 2001 at T.M Main & Associates, a multi-billion dollar real estate development and hospitality group headquartered in Dallas, Texas where he focused on accounting and facility management.
Mr. Rafique attended Langside College in the UK, a Cambridge University affiliate, where he studied business management. Mr. Rafique also serves on the board of Blackstone Park, a Dallas based real estate development firm and also on the board of Citiline Homes (www.citilinehomes.com) a Dallas based home building company.
Concordis Group (CNGI) is a holding company acquiring profitable growth companies to create value for its shareholders.