Our Senior Team

Our executive leadership team is comprised of industry professionals with deep industry experience in M&A, private financing, and strategic consulting. Through our exceptional transaction execution and customized consultative strategies, our clients achieve optimal deal results. We have advised on over 100 transactions totaling more than $10 billion in deal value. When we say “there is no substitute for experience,” we deliver on our promise.

Robert D. Kipps
Managing Director
703.442.1401
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Mr. Kipps has over 20 years of experience in providing transaction advisory and financial consulting services to leading defense and technology firms. Read More »

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Kevin P. DeSanto
Managing Director
703.442.1402
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Michael J. Misantone
Managing Director
703.442.1410
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Mr. Misantone has a broad base of advisory experience in the aerospace, defense, and government market. Mr. Misantone has completed transactions with various public and private clients, including: Read More »

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Karl M. Schmidt
Managing Director
703.442.1413
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Mr. Schmidt is a Managing Director at KippsDeSanto & Co., with vast experience in the aerospace and defense market. Read More »

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Marc B. Marlin
Director
703.442.1403
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Mr. Marlin has a broad base of experience in providing transaction advisory services. Read More »

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Jon Yim
Director
703.442.1404
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Mr. Yim is a Director at KippsDeSanto & Co., with a broad base of experience providing transaction advisory services in the defense, government and technology market.Read More »

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Jamie Graham
Director of Business Development
703.442.1408
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Ms. Graham is the Director of Business Development at KippsDeSanto & Co.Read More »

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George “Toby” F. Albright, III
Vice President
703.442.1421
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Mr. Albright is a Vice President at KippsDeSanto & Co., with a broad base of experience providing transaction advisory services in the defense, government and technology services market. Read More »

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Robert G. Dowling
Vice President
703.442.1405
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Mr. Dowling has a broad base of experience in providing transaction advisory services.Read More »

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CyberSecurity & Intelligence Advisory Council

The CyberSecurity & Intelligence Advisory Council’s (CIAC) mission is to provide strategic advice and analysis to KippsDeSanto and its clients across the CyberSecurity and Intelligence markets.

William Crowell

William (“Bill”) Crowell joined KippsDeSanto & Co’s CyberSecurity & Intelligence Advisory Council in April 2010.
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Alan Wade

Alan Wade joined KippsDeSanto & Co’s CyberSecurity & Intelligence Advisory Council in April 2010.
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