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John R. Tilson

Managing Director

General Info

John Tilson is the head of Brown Gibbons Lang & Company's investment banking activities in the Consumer Products and Retail sector.  Before joining Brown Gibbons Lang & Company, John was a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Group at Duff & Phelps LLC. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Banc One Capital Markets in Chicago. In addition, he was a Managing Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at First Chicago Capital markets, founding the Detroit office for the firm in 1996. John began his investment banking career in 1990 with American National Bank & Trust Company, a subsidiary of First National Bank of Chicago.

Education

B.S., University of Illinois
M.B.A., Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

Memberships/Affiliations

  • Director, Gift of Adoption Fund Board
  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)

Certifications

Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 Licensed