Chairman of the Board
John A. McKenna, Jr. Mr. McKenna most recently served as managing director and co-head of of Miller Buckfire & Co., an investment bank and advisory firm which is wholly owned by Stifel Financial. Over the course of seven years, Mr. McKenna progressed through multiple roles at global investment bank, Houlihan Lokey, Inc. before joining Wasserstein Perella & Co. in 1998. Mr. McKenna returned to Houlihan Lokey, Inc. in 1999 and served until 2006, becoming managing director and co-head of the Eastern Region. Mr. McKenna has also served on the board of directors at CHC Helicopter, where he was chairman of the audit committee, US Airways Group, where he was a member of the audit committee, Haights Cross Communications, Inc., and Gate Gourmet Group Holdings LLC.; where he was chairman of the compensation committee. He currently serves on the boards of the New York Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Beyond Capital Fund. Mr. McKenna holds a bachelor’s degree in Government and Economics from Claremont McKenna College.