Our Team

When you engage with TP4, you work with the principals of the firm. With extensive experience in providing M&A and CFO advisory services, our partner-led team brings the right mix of expertise and know-how—combined with integrity and confidentiality— to bear on your specific business matter.

Todd Pfister | Partner

Todd specializes in maximizing value for closely held business owners and their families. He has more than 28 years of experience in M&A, corporate development, finance, operations, sales and human resources, delivering top- and bottom-line results across a broad range of industries. With extensive knowledge of buy and sell side transactions gained through leading corporate development teams, representing family businesses, and guiding buyers and sellers through the transaction process, he’s a leading regional business ownership expert. Additionally, as Managing Partner of FranNet MidAmerica, he counsels individuals and franchise organizations, developing the best strategic fit for all stakeholders.

Prior to cofounding TP4 Advisors in 2013, he owned, operated and/or managed several small-to-medium-size businesses in manufacturing, consulting, technology and financial services industries. He served in positions of increasing responsibility, including as vice president of Strategic Employee Benefit Services (Northwestern Mutual Financial Network),a principal of Malibu Group and COO of PowerNet Global.

Todd is a service provider to The Goering Center, past president and board member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), member of the University of Cincinnati’s Kolodzik Business Scholars (KBS)  advisory board, and CEO Roundtable participant at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. In a typical month, he hosts numerous business ownership and financial programs throughout the region. Additionally, he was honored with the John F. Barrett Entrepreneur Vision Award from the Entrepreneurs’ Organization of Cincinnati and LEAD Tribune Media Group in 2017.

A graduate of Taylor University with an MBA from Xavier University, Todd resides in Cincinnati with his wife, Natalie, and their four children.

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Tom Paquette | Partner

Tom focuses on financial analysis and valuation for Main Street and Lower Middle Market businesses. He has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in all aspects of accounting and financial management. Career highlights include specialized experience with valuations and strategic financial analysis for companies in the M&A arena, as well as significant success in growing small- and medium-sized companies and assisting businesses with turnaround services that enable them to return to growth mode. Additionally, he’s president/CEO of TPAC, LLC, which provides CFO and financial accounting services to a wide range of businesses.

Prior to cofounding TP4 Advisors in 2013, he served in increasingly more responsible positions including CFO of Color Resolutions and vice president of Structured Finance at Fifth Third Bank.

Tom is a service provider for The Goering Center, as well as a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and CEO Roundtable at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. He earned degrees in finance and accounting from Miami University, and an MBA from Xavier University. He lives in Cincinnati with his wife, Sue, and their three children.

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Renee Osterfeld | Specialist

Renee provides accounting, CFO and financial analysis services to TP4 clients, specializing in conducting the analyses required to gain a true picture of a company’s operations and financial health. In that role, she brings more than 20 years of financial experience to bear on a wide range of transactions for many businesses across a variety of industries.

Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Renee served as financial director for a Cincinnati area nonprofit and portfolio manager for Huntington National Bank. For several years, she’s been an adjunct facilitator in finance at Indiana Wesleyan University. Additionally, she serves as a board member on two Cincinnati area nonprofit organizations, and as treasurer and committee member for the MidAmerican Soccer Classic.

Renee earned a degree in Finance from Miami University and an MBA from Xavier University. She resides in Fairfield with her husband, Scott, and their three children.

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Diane Summerville | Client Services Coordinator

Diane provides crucial support services that enable projects and transactions to happen on time. She brings over 15 years of administrative project management experience, as well as business and organizational savvy, to each assignment for TP4.

Prior to joining the firm, she served as Administrative Assistant for a Cincinnati area nonprofit and in various financial roles for the Greater Miami YMCA.

Diane earned a degree in communications from Hanover College. She lives in Fairfield with her husband, DJ, and their two children.

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