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Procopio Announces New Managing Director - Procopio Business Advisors, LLC

September 22, 2015 (San Diego) - As part of the firm’s continued focus on innovation, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP announced today a new leader for Procopio Business Advisors, LLC (“PBA”) with the addition of Ruprecht von Buttlar as Managing Director. Ruprecht is charged with growing the breadth and reach of this non-legal consulting unit, and he will oversee Procopio’s LaunchPad, a creative incubator-style program supporting technology entrepreneurs and startups.

“As lawyers, we have long recognized that many of our clients require professional business advice as well as legal representation,” said Tom Turner, Procopio’s Managing Partner. “PBA is able to deliver value beyond the practice of law and to expand our reach to emerging and mid-sized businesses in San Diego, Silicon Valley, Austin and other markets.”

Prior to joining PBA, von Buttlar held senior level positions at many well-known companies, including Musicmatch, Inc./Yahoo (business development), Aegis Broadband (President and CEO), Scientific Atlanta (vice president and managing director), Nortel Networks (vice president and general manager), Alcatel (senior director, international sales), Motorola Codex (marketing manager), and MXL Group (founding partner). For the last 9 years he served as Vice President of Business Creation and Development at CONNECT, where he grew the nationally recognized Springboard program into an internationally renowned accelerator program.

“Procopio Business Advisors has always been a step ahead of the curve in taking innovative approaches to serving the needs of their clients,” von Buttlar said. “I am excited about the opportunity and look forward to introducing a new generation of businesses to PBA’s advisory services.”

About Procopio Business Advisors, LLC

Procopio Business Advisors, LLC (PBA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP. PBA was founded to provide strategic consulting services to small and mid-sized businesses.

To connect with Ruprecht, please contact him at or (619) 906-5758.

For media inquiries, please contact Kim Jewell, Director of Marketing & Marketing Technology at or (619) 906-5784.