DENVER, CO – Headwaters MB, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced today that Tom McConnell has been promoted to Managing Director.  Tom has been at Headwaters since 2011 and brings over 20 years of M&A, capital raising and financial analysis experience in the middle market. 

In 2014, Tom co-founded Colorado Cyber with the mission of connecting private and public-sector leaders in the cyber security ecosystem, stimulating discussion on critical issues and supporting economic growth. Recently, Colorado Cyber increased its strength and capabilities through a partnership with the Colorado Technology Association and continues to hold impactful quarterly events. 

"Tom’s promotion to Managing Director was well deserved. He has been a pioneer in the cyber security community in Colorado and a dedicated banker that has consistently achieved clients’ strategic objectives," said Jack Maier, Head of Investment Banking at Headwaters MB.

“I’m honored to receive this promotion and proud to be part of a Headwaters team that consistently exceeds client expectations and achieves outlier results for clients,” commented Tom McConnell, Managing Director at Headwaters MB.

Tom has been publicly recognized for his professional accomplishments and leadership. He received the Denver Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award and participated in the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Denver program. Tom has also served on the Supervisory Committee to the Board of Directors for Bellco Credit Union and the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for Griffith Centers for Children.

Tom completed his undergraduate studies in Economics and Political Science at Claremont McKenna College and Miami University. He received his J.D./M.B.A.(Finance) from the University of Denver. His publications include “Planning Strategies for the Future Sale of a Business” and “Maximizing Value and Minimizing Risk in the Sale of a Business.”