Ken Grider is a Managing Director with Raymond James Investment Banking, serving as the Head of the Business Development Group and Raymond James’ Professional Partners Program. In this role, he manages the investment bank’s relationships with legal and accounting firms; venture, mezzanine, and lower market private equity funds; and Raymond James’ more than 8,100 financial advisors. Prior to joining Raymond James, Ken was a partner with Equitable Capital Management. Ken also spent 13 years working with a boutique corporate finance consulting firm (Tunstall Consulting), ultimately serving as the firm’s senior managing director. Ken received his undergraduate degree in economics from Emory University and his MBA from Wake Forest University. He serves on the board of the ACG Tampa Bay Chapter, is the chairman of the Florida Venture Forum and is a board trustee of the Tampa Museum of Art.