Donnie has over five years of sell-side merger & acquisition experience, primarily focused on the manufacturing, healthcare/medical technology and business services industries. He has worked on over 20 M&A transactions during his career. Prior to joining Greif & Co., Donnie was an Associate with P&M Corporate Finance in Chicago, where he executed transactions for privately-held companies in the medical technology, automotive and aerospace industries. He launched his investment banking career as an Analyst with Cleary Gull in Milwaukee, working primarily on a variety of industrial manufacturing and distribution transactions. His extensive deal experience also includes sell-side transactions in the automotive, packaging and construction industries.
Donnie completed his Master of Science in Management with an emphasis in Financial Analysis at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, where he also received a B.A. degree summa cum laude in Global Management and French. Conversant in French, Donnie studied abroad for a year at the Université de Provence—Aix/Marseille. As a graduate student, he also completed the Investment Management Certificate Program, a rigorous 17-month applied finance program for a select group of students. Donnie played for two semi-professional soccer teams—the BYU Cougars and SC Toulon-Le Las—and is an Eagle Scout.