Prior to joining Escalate, Brendan was an investment banking associate at PJ Solomon. Before business school, he was an assistant vice president in debt capital markets at Deutsche Bank and an associate director at Fitch Ratings. In these capacities, Brendan has spent over a decade developing an expertise across the credit, capital markets, and M&A spectrums. Brendan received an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BS from The College of New Jersey. Brendan is a CFA charterholder.