Cleary Gull Announces Promotions and New Hires

Cleary Gull’s investment banking group has promoted Ryan Olsta to managing director and Patrick Bremmer to vice president. In addition, the firm has added Matthew Pearson and Christopher Larsen to its investment banking team in the last six months.

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Cleary Gull’s Investment Banking group is pleased to announce the recent promotions of Ryan Olsta to Managing Director and Patrick Bremmer to Vice President. In addition, the firm has added Matthew Pearson and Christopher Larsen to its investment banking team in the last six months.
Ryan Olsta joined Cleary Gull in 2004 from A.G. Edwards in St. Louis. Ryan has twelve years of transaction experience and has been instrumental in growing Cleary Gull’s M&A business, particularly in the foundry, industrial manufacturing, and technology industries. Ryan earned an MBA from Washington University and a BBA in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.
Patrick Bremmer joined Cleary Gull in 2007 from ExxonMobil and has been actively involved in industrial and technology transactions. Patrick earned an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Matthew Pearson joined Cleary Gull as an Associate after graduating with an MBA from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. He also earned an MSIE and a BS from the University of Louisville. Previously, Matt held positions at Gen Cap America, Mountain Group Capital, CLARCOR, and General Electric.
Christopher Larsen joined Cleary Gull as an Analyst. Chris was previously an Analyst at Robert W. Baird. He earned an MBA from the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester and a BA from Ripon College.
“We continue to expand our firm, and we are excited about both the recent promotions and additions to our team,” said John Peterson, Managing Director at Cleary Gull.
Cleary Gull (www.clearygull.com) is an employee-owned firm providing specialized financial services through two operating divisions: Investment Banking and Investment Management Services. Cleary Gull’s investment bankers help clients achieve their financial and business goals by advising on exclusive sales, mergers, acquisitions, raising private debt and equity capital, and other transactions. Cleary Gull’s core ideology and mantra is “A Firm Belief in the Entrepreneurial Spirit.”