Verit Advisors has promoted Patrick Kane and Alex McVey to Senior Associate effective immediately. Verit Advisors is a Chicago based boutique investment firm with middle market investment banking capabilities with a client centric focus. Verit’s expertise includes ESOPs, debt and equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, transaction opinions and valuation services and board advisory expertise.

Mary Josephs, Founder and CEO commented, “Patrick and Alex have each exhibited extraordinary acumen, teamwork, and leadership serving our clients with integrity and excellence.”

Patrick Kane joined Verit Advisors in July 2011 as an Associate. His time is focused on valuation, financial modeling, company and industry research, and various pitch materials for a wide range of clients. Mr. Kane works on the execution team helping advise middle market companies on various corporate finance solutions including mergers, acquisitions, recapitalization, and ESOPs. Mr. Kane has helped Verit execute multiple sell-side ESOP transactions for middle market companies in a variety of industries, including construction & engineering and plastics & packaging. He has also helped structure and execute debt financings for complex ESOP and sell-side transactions.

Alex McVey joined Verit Advisors as an Associate and is a graduate of the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy with a specialization in Environmental Economics. Mr. McVey focuses on financial modeling, valuation, various pitch materials, company and industry research, particularly in manufacturing, healthcare, artisanal foods, and transportation. As a member of the execution team Mr. McVey helps advise clients on all Verit verticals including ESOPs, mergers, acquisitions, and debt capital markets. In addition to his work at Verit, he holds his private pilot license, and is heavily involved as a coach at Warren Park Little League,

This August marks the fifth anniversary of Verit Advisors which was founded by Ms. Josephs. Verit Advisors has had great success in advising companies such as Dansko, Hypertherm, Nypro and Bradford Hammacher Group in advisory services. Integrity, teamwork, service, and innovation are at the heart of the organization, as Verit strives to provide unparalleled advice and custom solutions to its clients. Josephs and her team are considered to be one of the foremost experts in ESOP transactions and middle market strategic alternatives. Verit has offices in Chicago and Minneapolis as well as a presence in Washington D.C., Huntsville and the Boston Area.