Brent Cunningham joined Raymond James in 2019 as a Managing Director and the Head of the Packaging practice. Mr. Cunningham has nearly 20 years of sector, M&A and capital markets experience working with corporate and private equity clients globally. Before joining Raymond James, Mr. Cunningham was a Managing Director at Jefferies, where he led the Paper & Packaging group. Prior to Jefferies, Brent worked at Sagent Advisors from 2004 to 2015, most recently serving as Managing Director. Mr. Cunningham began his investment banking career in the M&A group at Bear Stearns in 2001. Mr. Cunningham earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.