Reston, VA. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013
BB&T Capital Markets|Windsor Group announced today that F. Carter Leake joined the senior team for Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Investment Banking. Leake had previously covered the aerospace sector as senior research analyst with BB&T Capital Markets.
"We are excited to have Carter join our team,” said John Hagan, managing director for Aerospace, Defense and Government Services. “Carter brings an outstanding combination of operational and financial expertise in commercial aerospace to our growing practice. This is a great compliment to our outstanding reputation as a leading investment bank in the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Industry."
Leake’s aerospace commentary is often cited by the media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Seattle Times, Charleston Post & Courier, Reuters, and Bloomberg News. He is also a frequent guest on CNBC, CNN and Fox Business Channel.
Prior to joining BB&T Capital Markets, Leake was an equity analyst at Davenport & Co. LLC, where he was awarded Institutional Investor magazine’s “Best Up & Comer” award for Aerospace & Defense in 2010. Before his Wall Street career, Leake worked for 15 years in the aerospace and airline industry at ICF SH&E Consulting, Bombardier Aerospace, and, most recently, at Mesa Air Group. Leake, who also served seven years in the U.S. Air Force as a pilot and holds a commercial instrument pilot rating, earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia and a master’s in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
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