We’re the builders
without borders

Constantly discuss current industry issues with our customers, and update our software to address current problems.


We’re young but we’re experienced.


Hours spent collaborating with our community of M&A experts.


Powered by a nimble team of dedicated minds striving for perfection.

Our Leadership

At DealRoom, we understand that the world of M&A is constantly evolving, and so does our platform. We strive to roll out new features and capabilities to ensure that your process is running as efficient as possible.

At the end of the day, our goal stays the same, to help you close deals faster.

Kison Patel


Kison Patel is the Founder and CEO of DealRoom, a Chicago-based diligence management software that uses Agile principles to innovate and modernize the finance industry. As a former M&A advisor with over a decade of experience, Kison developed DealRoom after seeing first hand a number of deep-seated, industry-wide structural issues and inefficiencies.

Lauren Dever

Lead Content Writer

Lauren Dever is DealRoom's Lead Content Writer and has been with the team since June 2018. Writing is her passion, which she follows both at DealRoom and as an English teacher in the Boston area. Lauren has a Masters of Arts in Teaching with a focus in English from Boston University. Additionally, she double majored in English and Secondary Education at Providence College where she earned a Bachelor's degree as a member of the Educational Honor Society. In her free time she enjoys running for Boston Children's Hospital and Team Bright Pink, reading, and, best of all, playing wiffle ball with her 5 year old son, Teddy!

Pam Eysie

Customer Success Manager

Pam Eyise is a Customer Success Manager at DealRoom and has been with the team for over four years. Pam attended Loyola University and was previously a Personal Banker at Republic Bank of Chicago. When she’s not training new DealRoom customers, Pam enjoys listening to country music and going to Cubs games.

Marsha Lewis

Director of Marketing

Marsha Lewis is DealRoom's Director of Marketing and has been with the team since May 2018. Previously, Marsha held the role of Marketing and Events Coordinator at St. Louis Magazine. She graduated with honors from the University of Missouri, Robert Trulaske Sr. College of Business with a BSBA - Emphasis in Marketing and Sales Certificate. In her free time she enjoys figure skating, traveling, and exploring Chicago food hot spots.

Julia Rollins

Customer Success Manager

Julia Rollins is a Customer Success Manager at DealRoom and started with the team in January 2017. Previously, Julia was a Business Development Representative at Groupon. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a BS degree in Life Science Communications, Certificate in Entrepreneurship. In her spare time, she goes for runs along Lakeshore path, rain or shine.

Madeleine Martin

Public Relations Associate

Madeleine Martin is a Public Relations Associate at DealRoom and joined the team in January 2020. Previously, Madeleine was a Marketing Coordinator at a Chicago based luxury jewelry company and has a background in both nonprofit and traditional agency PR. She graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BA in Public Relations and Strategic Communications. In her spare time, she enjoys attending comedy shows at The Second City and going to concerts with friends.

Konstantin Gusarevich

Project Manager

Konstantin is DealRoom’s Project Manager and has been with the company since the beginning. He has enjoyed seeing how the company has overcome startup challenges and developed into the software it is today. Konstantin attended Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, and received a BA in Information Technology. He likes to spend time with his family, try out new coffee shops, and explore new cities.

Ilgiz Islamgulov

Lead Software Engineer

Ilgiz is DealRom’s Lead Software Engineer and joined the team in August 2015. Ilgiz has attended the Google Summer of Code program twice, a global program that focuses on educating developers on open source software development.