JP Young joined Raymond James as a Managing Director in 2019. Prior to joining Raymond James, Mr. Young was a managing director at William Blair & Co., where he spent the nine years engaged in building and maintaining client relationships and delivering strategic advice and transaction execution for a broad range of financial services clients including M&A, public equity, public debt and private placements. Prior to William Blair, he spent four years with Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc., as part of a team responsible for providing advisory services and assessing principal investments within the financial services industry. He began his career in 1995 with SEI Investments and had subsequent stints at Fleet Business Credit Corp., Piper Jaffray & Co. and FBR Capital Markets before joining Macquarie. A graduate of Lehigh University with a bachelor’s degree in finance, Mr. Young also earned his M.S. in computer science from the University of Chicago.