Ewa Tran currently serves as the Director of Research & Strategy at Cook M&A, where she oversees industry research and the process of identifying target company profiles. She joined Cook M&A in 2016 and also oversees the internship program. Previously, Ewa spent 3 years at DHR International, a leading international executive search firm, as a Research Associate member of their Private Equity Practice. She primarily focused on industrial manufacturing and distribution, consumer products, information technology and financial services searches for middle-market backed companies.Ewa received a B.A. in International Studies with a concentration in Economics from the DePaul University in Chicago. She enjoys running and traveling and is a passionate cook. She is originally from Poland and is fluent in Polish and Vietnamese.