Our Team


Andre Schnabl is a managing partner of TCP and leads the firm’s debt placement practice.  Prior to joining TCP, Andre retired as Managing Partner of the Atlanta office of Grant Thornton LLP in 2012. Prior to his retirement he held a variety of positions within the firm in the firm's offices in Zimbabwe, Montreal, Canada and Atlanta. During his career, he has consulted with mid market companies on a variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings including public offerings. Since Joining Tenor in 2013, Andre had been advising companies and shareholders in business succession using ESOP’s, including shareholder advocacy, structuring and leading the financing raises.  Andre has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Geology from the University of London and is a CPA. He serves on a number of corporate and not-for-profit boards. 

Contact Information:

Todd Butler, Esq.  Direct: 404-435-6324 | butler@tenorcap.com |  tenorcap.com

Contact Information:

Andre Schnabl, CPA  Direct: 404-372-2759 | andre@tenorcap.com |  tenorcap.com

Todd Butler
Managing Partner


Tenor Capital Partners
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Atlanta, GA 30327-2306
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email: info@tenorcap.com

Andre Schnabl, CPA
Managing Partner


Tenor Capital is a boutique financial advisor that focuses exclusively on employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) which is a qualified, defined contribution, employee benefit plan. ESOP’s are qualified in the sense that the ESOP’s sponsoring company, the selling shareholder, and participants receive various tax benefits. An ESOP is very similar to other qualified retirement plans, like a 401(k), except that the ESOP is designed to invest in the stock of the sponsoring company.

The principals of Tenor Cap have deep M&A and ESOP experience with more than 30 years combined and 50 transactions with privately held companies. 


We are focused on closely-held, middle market companies and their shareholders. We deliver the highest level of service with unwavering integrity and consistently meet the goals of our clients.​ ​

Our Firm

Todd Butler is the founder and a managing partner of TCP and leads the firm’s ESOP structuring and analysis efforts.  Prior to committing to TCP full time in 2016, he previously led the national ESOP legal transaction team at the law firm of FisherBroyles, LLP, which prior to his departure had become the most active ESOP legal transaction practice in the Southeast.  Prior to working with FisherBroyles, LLP, Todd led the national ESOP legal transaction practice at the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP, which is one of the largest law firms in the country.  Todd has a law degree and bachelors degree in finance from Georgia State University.        

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