ATLANTA – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH), the corporate and investment bank of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI), today announced it has hired Kevin Carpenter as a managing director in its Technology & Services Investment Banking group. Carpenter brings more than 15 years of industry experience, having worked in the healthcare information technology sector as both an operating executive and an investment banker. He will lead healthcare information technology coverage for the firm. Charlie Deason will also join STRH as a vice president to work with Carpenter. Carpenter and Deason are both based in Atlanta.
"We are very pleased to welcome Kevin and Charlie to SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and look forward to them contributing to our record growth and success," said John Gregg, chairman & CEO of STRH. “This is a rapidly growing and evolving market where deep expertise and tailored solutions are most valued. Their years of investment banking and corporate development experience in the healthcare information technology sector will be of significant value to our corporate and financial sponsor clients.”
Carpenter joins STRH from Cotiviti, where he led corporate development. Previously, he served in variety of strategy, operating and corporate development roles at Verisk Analytics, including chief strategy officer of Verscend Technologies (formerly Verisk Health). Before joining Verisk, Carpenter was an investment banker for more than 10 years, providing advisory services to healthcare information technology and healthcare services companies.
Deason was also most recently with Cotiviti, where he held posts in corporate finance and corporate development. Prior to Cotiviti, he was an investment banker at Oppenheimer & Co., where he focused on healthcare information technology companies and managed care organizations.
Thomas Crosson, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
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