Kevin Manning is a Managing Director and President of the Investment Banking group. Kevin brings over 20 years of mergers and acquisitions and capital markets expertise with an emphasis on industrial manufacturing, distribution, and service companies. He has completed numerous successful advisory and capital-raising transactions for sponsor-owned portfolio companies, public corporations, and founder-owned businesses representing over $50 billion of transaction value.

Prior to joining Stout, Kevin was with Cowen and Company, where he led the Diversified Industrials industry practice and established a Chicago-based investment banking team. Kevin also previously worked as a Managing Director at BMO Capital Markets and Deutsche Bank Securities, advising boards and senior management teams at industrial companies. Kevin’s earliest experience was gained at Banc of America Securities and Citigroup. Prior to focusing on investment banking, Kevin was a certified public accountant and began his professional career at Arthur Andersen.