Joe Kenny Joins Brookwood

Joe Kenny has joined Brookwood Associates, a middle-market I-bank, as a managing director in the firm's Charlotte office. He previously was a managing director in the M&A group of Wachovia Securities. 


Brookwood Associates, LLC, a leading investment bank for middle market companies, is pleased to announce that Joseph F. Kenny has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Charlotte office.  Mr. Kenny has worked in investment banking for over 20 years, most recently as a Managing Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Wachovia Securities.


“I am very excited to return to the boutique advisory environment with a high quality firm like Brookwood,” says Mr. Kenny. “I've worked with the firm's leadership team in the past and look forward to contributing to its continued success.”


Brookwood Managing Director Tom Temple said, “I have known Joe for more than a dozen years and I'm very excited he has joined our firm.  He has deep experience in M&A and an excellent reputation in our industry.  As we think about our mission — providing thoughtful, objective advice and superior transaction management to our clients — Joe has the ideal background and experience to be very successful here.” 


Robert S. Winborne, Managing Director in Brookwood's Atlanta office, added, “Joe continues our tradition of attracting strong Managing Directors from high quality investment banks.  Joe has extensive experience in many industries, but his work in defense/aerospace and consumer/ specialty retail will add to our capabilities.”


Mr. Kenny began his investment banking career at Lehman Brothers in New York and then spent 13 years with Wachovia Securities and its predecessors, First Union Securities and Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co.   He has executed over 50 M&A advisory and book-managed capital markets transactions within the middle-market.  Mr. Kenny holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is an honors graduate from the University of North Carolina where he was a Morehead Scholar.


Brookwood Associates serves a national and international base of clients that own middle market companies from offices in Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA.  We strive to provide unmatched service and transaction execution for our clients, many of whom we have served on multiple occasions.  Since 1989 the firm has worked with leading private equity funds, domestic and international public companies, leading family-owned enterprises and entrepreneurs to deliver outstanding results in mergers and acquisitions, financings and restructurings.   For additional information, please visit us at or call us on 704-372-1399 or 404-874-7433.