Partner & Strategic Finance Lead
Klayton is a passionate financial professional with comprehensive experience in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Geist & 168th in 2019, Klayton provided buy-side and sell-side expertise in capital markets. He worked for a private equity group that operated across several industries, including financial services, healthcare, media, and consumer goods. In addition to working on over $700 million in prospective capital transactions, Klayton has led growth initiatives, economic research, budgetary planning, and financial forecasting. Klayton's tenacious ground-up approach to each new analysis instills confidence in Geist’s clients. He holds a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Lebanon Valley College, where he was a member of the varsity lacrosse and ice hockey teams. He also holds an M.S. in Finance from Villanova University.