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.