Russ L. Hunt
Chief Executive Officer
Russ Hunt joined Skyway as its CEO in 2016. He has over 30 years of investment banking experience. During his career, he has completed over 150 M&A, private capital and public markets transactions. Mr. Hunt’s primary banking focus is on the financial services, business service, and industrial industries, and his clients include family-owned businesses, public and private companies. Prior to Skyway, Mr. Hunt was a founder and the managing partner of Atlantic Merchant Capital Advisors, LLC, a merchant bank focused on the financial services sector.
Prior to founding Atlantic in 2013, he was a co-founder and CEO of Kendrick Pierce & Co., which was a leading investment bank serving financial institutions in the Southeast. Prior to Kendrick Pierce & Co, he was an associate vice president of Ryan Beck & Co, a full-service investment bank serving financial institutions. Mr. Hunt graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Finance.