Kipp is a Director with more than two decades of experience in investment banking and in-house corporate finance. His expertise spans multiple disciplines including transaction execution, financial advisory, budgeting and forecasting.
Since joining Accordion, Kipp has led a number of engagements in areas such as stakeholder reporting & KPI development, budgeting and forecasting process improvement and 13-week liquidity forecasting. In addition Kipp has managed transaction related engagements including corporate develop and sell side readiness. Kipp’s Accordion engagements span a variety of industries including Business Services, SaaS, Educational Services, Benefits Consulting and Disaster Recovery Services.
Prior to Accordion, Kipp was a Senior Director at Fundation Group, a high growth fintech lender. Kipp led the bank partnership team and successfully sourced and led the operational integration of over 15 banks onto the Fundation platform.
Prior to Fundation, Kipp held a number of roles in investment banking with Nomura Securities, Jefferies and Bear Stearns, At Nomura he led coverage of the specialty finance sector focusing on the consumer lending and commercial leasing segments. Kipp’s role was to initiate, develop, maintain and monetize client relationships. He has executed numerous M&A and capital markets transactions including secured debt, high yield bonds, convertible securities and equity securities.
Kipp graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a Bachelor of Arts and with a Masters in Business Administration from Villanova University. Kipp is also a CFA charter holder.