Edwin E. Draughan
Edwin has been a member of Park Lane since 2018 and is actively involved across all of the firm’s services. Part of his responsibilities includes: reviewing prospective incoming deals, managing client and investor relations, conducting due diligence, and assisting in the preparation of our client’s marketing and financial material. Since his arrival, he has been a key contributor in originating and closing deals in the Sports M&A, Capital Group and Franchise Valuations verticals.
Before his time at Park Lane, Edwin was a professional basketball player in Europe. During his 10-year career, Edwin competed and won championships in countries such as Switzerland, France, and Hungary. Toward the end of his professional basketball career, he founded the private wealth management/financial planning firm Diesel Financial where he helped professional athletes build a strong financial future. During that time, he earned his C.F.P. (Certificate of Financial Planning) and E.A. (Enrolled Agent) distinction. Edwin earned his undergrad at Yale University and M.B.A. at the U.S.C. Marshall School of Business. He holds Series 63, 79 and 82 securities licenses.