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Tom McConnell

  • Managing Director
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Biography

Tom McConnell joined in 2011 bringing over 20 years of investment banking and operating experience with a focus on cybersecurity.

For 11 years prior to joining the firm, Tom was with a middle market investment banking firm where he advised clients on more than 25 transactions and was an Executive Vice President. Tom was also a senior financial manager for two years with a national distributor pursuing more than a dozen acquisitions, completing an S-1 registration statement for an initial public offering and arranging senior debt financing. 

Tom has been publicly recognized for his professional accomplishments and leadership.  He received the Denver Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award and participated in the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Denver program. In 2014, he co-founded Colorado Cyber with the mission of connecting private and public sector leaders in the cybersecurity ecosystem, stimulating discussion on critical issues, and supporting economic growth.  Tom also served on the Supervisory Committee to the Board of Directors for Bellco Credit Union and the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for Griffith Centers for Children.   He is a Past President of the Denver Advisory Board. 

His publications include “Planning Strategies for the Future Sale of a Business” and “Maximizing Value and Minimizing Risk in the Sale of a Business.”

Education

University of Denver, Sturm College of Law - JD - Law

University of Denver, Daniels College of Business - MBA - Finance

Miami University - BA - Economics, Political Science

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 63 Registered Uniform Securities Agent

FINRA - Series 79 Registered Investment Banking Representative

Industry Coverage

Year-to-date, 66 mergers and acquisitions were announced or closed in the Mapping, Modeling & Simulation industry putting activity on pace to meet or exceed 2017 activity. Strategic companies...Read more

The global Security market is anticipated to reach $167.1 billion by 2025, representing a compound annual growth rate of 10.2%, according to Grand View Research. Profound industry growth has...Read more

Year-to-date the volume of M&A activity has declined versus the same period last year. However, this does not reflect the health of the broader Cybersecurity market as industry revenues,...Read more