Mr. McKenna joined BB&T Capital Markets in 2015 and is based in Pittsburgh, PA, where he manages charter school relationships in the mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Florida markets. With more than 20 years of experience in public finance as an investment banker, he has served as lead banker on more than 50 bond transactions, issuing in excess of $1 billion of tax-exempt securities.
Mr. McKenna has worked closely with many local government and conduit issuers in structuring transactions for charter schools and charter school networks, leading to numerous successful financings during his career. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at various state charter school conferences and currently serves as a board member of the Charter Schools Development Corporation.
Mr. McKenna holds a master’s degree in finance and an undergraduate degree in business administration, both from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.
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