Mr. Misantone is a Managing Director at KippsDeSanto & Co. and co-heads the Aerospace / Defense Group.
Mr. Misantone has a broad base of experience advising companies, Boards of Directors, and management teams in the aerospace / defense and government services industry, including buy- and sell-side M&A transactions, fairness opinions, IPOs, and private and public equity and debt placements. Prior to joining KippsDeSanto & Co., Mr. Misantone was in the M&A group at Wachovia Securities. Previously, Mr. Misantone was with Jefferies Quarterdeck, the aerospace / defense group of Jefferies & Co. Prior to joining Jefferies Quarterdeck, Mr. Misantone worked in the M&A group at Credit Suisse First Boston, and the Debt Capital Markets group at Goldman Sachs.
Mr. Misantone has been a frequent speaker and has been quoted in various publications, including Mergers & Acquisitions, Washington Technology, and The Washington Post.
Mr. Misantone was an Echols Scholar at the University of Virginia, where he received BA degrees in Economics and Spanish, Phi Beta Kappa. He also earned an MBA degree with a concentration in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Registered Representative and Principal (Series 7, 63, 24).