Greg McKenna is a Managing Director with
BB&T Capital Markets Public Finance Group responsible for
originating tax-exempt bond issues for charter school and senior
living clients. He is responsible for project origination,
credit analysis, debt structuring, document development and review,
rating agency reviews, institutional investor outreach, timing of
the sale and closing for all types of tax-exempt bonds, notes, and
Prior to joining BB&T Capital Markets, Mr.
McKenna had a long and successful career as an investment banker in
PNC's Capital Markets Public Finance Group and Head of their
Charter School Group. He originated more than 75 capital finance
projects over his 15 + years as an investment banker providing more
than $800 million for tax-exempt borrowers in the K-12 educational
space. From November 2007 through November 2010, Mr. McKenna served
as a Board Member of the Bridgeway Capital 504 Board located in
Pittsburgh, PA. The 504 program works closely with banks to help
businesses expand by buying buildings or equipment, or renovating
or constructing new facilities. The 504 loan is one of the U.S.
Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs, and provides
growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing.
His professional licenses include a Series 7
and Series 53, Series 63, and a Series 66 securities license.
A native of Pittsburgh, Mr. McKenna holds an MBA in Finance as
well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing / Management both
from Duquesne University. He resides in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania
with his wife and daughter.