Our Careers


Copper Run has offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, and Cleveland but serves clients across the U.S. The firm's staff have a combined 100 years of investment banking and related Wall Street experience having been responsible for the origination, negotiation, structuring and closing of M&A transactions. The backgrounds of the firm’s employees include stops at: Cantor Fitzgerald, EY, Booz Allen, Morningstar, Morgan Stanley, Huntington, PNC, and others.


The firm focuses on providing sell-side and buy-side M&A services primarily for privately owned and publicly listed midsize companies across a variety of industries including manufacturing, business services, energy, and healthcare. The firm's clients are primarily U.S. based with a large percentage in the Midwest. The firm has completed over 100 transactions and our professionals have completed deals with over $11 billion in cumulative transaction value.


Investment Banking Professionals

The firm has excess deal flow and is looking for bankers who can immediately help execute these deals as well as originate new ones.  

  • Experience in investment banking, banking, corporate finance, or similar fields;

  • A track record of:

    • sourcing deals (including the ability to originate leads, market the firm to the potential client, and manage the engagement letter negotiation process)

    • marketing deals (the candidate will have strong communication skills both oral and written and a willingness to personally contact potential counterparties for deals)

    • completing transactions (the candidate will have strong execution skills including compiling marketing materials, structuring transactions, and negotiating transactions including bringing deals back on track when they run into the inevitable roadblocks);

  • Capable of effectively leading multiple day-to-day client relationships with the CEOs / business owners over long periods of time and multiple client engagements;

  • Effective at marketing transactions to private equity, strategic buyers, etc. (ideal candidate also has strong existing relationships with said parties but not mandatory)

  • Self-motivated, personable (both with clients and colleagues), enjoys networking, and has a strong work ethic.

  • Ability to have fun and crack a joke.

  • FINRA Series 79, 7, and 63 a plus but not mandatory to start.