Jeff Germanotta

Jeff  Germanotta
Jeff GermanottaMarquette University

Straz Hall, 470

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7032

Adjunct Instructor of Finance

Mr. Germanotta possesses more than 35 years of experience in investment banking, commercial banking and corporate planning, including extensive experience with commercial services, distribution, industrial and logistics business models.  His current activities include:

  • Adjunct Instructor at Marquette University, teaching investment banking and private equity courses within the Applied Investment Management Program.
  • Limited Partner and member of Supply Chain Equity Partner’s Advisory Board; a Florida based private equity firm established to invest in middle-market North American supply chain service businesses. 
  • Limited Partner and Special Advisor to Greenbrair Equity Group LLC; a New York based private equity firm focused exclusively on investing in the global transportation, logistics and distribution industries.
  • Opportunity International’s Board of Governors and Ambassador’s Council; the world’s largest not-for-profit microfinance organization headquartered in Illinois. 

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Germanotta was a Principal and Managing Director of William Blair & Company LLC, a Chicago-based global investment-banking firm. While at Blair, Mr. Germanotta was Co-Head of the Supply Chain Services practice within the Corporate Finance Department and Co-Group Head for the Equity Research Department’s Business Services practice.  As an investment banker, he assisted clients with the formulation and execution of numerous strategic initiatives, including capital raises and M&A activities.   As an equity analyst, Mr Germanotta was consistently recognized in the Financial Times/StarMine “World’s Top Analysts” rankings.

Mr. Germanotta holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an M.B.A. from Marquette University.