Mr. Korte is the Director of Business Development for IOP.
Mr. Korte's background includes more than 15 years of corporate-finance and investment banking experience. He has represented privately held companies, private equity firms and small-cap and mid-cap public companies in numerous M&A and capital-raising transactions. He also has led advisory assignments in restructuring and distressed M&A situations.
Mr. Korte has spent his career sourcing and executing middle-market transactions, primarily in the manufacturing, distribution and industrial services sectors. Most recently, Mr. Korte served as a Managing Director with D.A. Davidson & Company. Previously, he worked for several years at Lazard Middle Market LLC, and prior to that, at Brown Gibbons Lang & Company. Mr. Korte began his career in leveraged finance with Bank of America.
Mr. Korte earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.