Management

Brooks A. Olbrys
Managing Partner
(917) 208-7785
brooks@ion-partners.com
Brooks Olbrys is the Managing Partner and General Counsel of Ion Partners.  For over 20 years, he has advised clients on the financial, strategic, and legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and joint-ventures. Mr. Olbrys has worked on transactions in the US, Europe and Asia with a focus on the software, internet, eLearning, digital media, mobile applications, information services, telecom and semiconductor sectors.
Prior to joining Ion Partners, Mr. Olbrys worked as an M&A banker at DLJ/Credit Suisse and an M&A attorney at Skadden in New York. He earned a BA in Economics with Distinction (Phi Beta Kappa), and an MA in International Policy Studies from Stanford University where he was a Stanford-in-Government Fellow (USTR). After working for several years as a business consultant, Mr. Olbrys obtained a joint JD/MALD degree from The University of California, Berkeley Law School and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University where he was a member of the California Law Review and a Ford Foundation Fellow.  In addition, Mr. Olbrys is the author of a motivational children’s book series entitled The Adventures of Blue Ocean Bob.  He lives with his wife and son in New York City.