Brad Swanson is a Managing Director & Group Head of KBCM’s Consumer & Retail Group with a focus on restaurants, hardlines and leisure sectors working with clients such as Whole Foods, Wendy’s, Purple Innovation, Inspire Brands, Fertitta Entertainment, Market Basket and Authentic Brands Group.
Prior to joining KBCM in 2010, Brad spent over 8 years as a senior partner building and leading the Consumer & Retail Investment Banking practice at RBC Capital Markets. He started his investment banking career in Technology Investment Banking at Alex. Brown & Sons after serving six years as a U.S. Navy Pilot.
Brad earned a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.