Craig Korte

Craig Korte

Director of Business Development

> WITH IOP SINCE 2015

Project Description

Craig has more than 20 years of corporate finance and investment banking experience. He has represented privately held companies, private equity firms, and small- and mid-cap public companies in numerous M&A and capital-raising transactions. He also has led advisory assignments in restructuring and distressed M&A situations. At IOP, Craig is responsible for the firm’s business development and marketing strategy and for managing IOP’s relationship with its external partners, including investment banks, financing sources and other institutions.

Craig has spent his career sourcing and executing middle-market transactions, primarily in the manufacturing, distribution and industrial services sectors. Most recently, he served as a Managing Director with D.A. Davidson & Company. Previously, he worked at Lazard Middle Market LLC, and prior to that, at Brown Gibbons Lang & Company. He began his career in leveraged finance with Bank of America.

Craig earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.S. with honors in foreign service from Georgetown University.