Whitt Johnsen joined Succession Capital Partners in January of 2017 as a financial analyst. Prior to joining the team at Succession, the Lynchburg, Virginia native worked as an analyst at Alchemy Global Holdings, a firm focused on providing advisory and capital raising services to sports, media and entertainment companies around the world.
Mr. Johnsen graduated from the College of William & Mary in the Spring of 2014 with a B.B.A in Finance. As a student, Mr. Johnsen was a member of the Howard J. Busbee Finance Academy and studied abroad in Paris, France before graduating and beginning his career in investment banking.
Outside of work, Whitt enjoys fishing, skiing, cooking, and traveling. He has ventured into South America on several occasions and also spent time touring Austria, France, and Spain.
"Matt/JES has a vision I embrace - the freedom to grow and to choose our own destiny. With the resources JES will invest in Tar Heel, we now are free to take our mission and purpose throughout the state of North Carolina and beyond."
"SCP's understanding of the challenges of selling a family-owned business combined with their depth of industry knowledge and dedication to the growth and professional development of our employees made them ideal investors for our company."
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"Succession Capital Partners' hands-on commitment and proven track record of working with families, while successfully growing businesses, made them the best firm to entrust with JES’ continued evolution."