Founders Forms Board of Advisors

Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce the formation of our Board of Advisors. The role of this board is to mentor our professionals and provide advice and guidance on the strategies and opportunities that will allow our team to remain accountable to our mission and values. The initial members of our Board of Advisors include:

Gregory J. Barker Mr. Barker is Executive Manager of Economic Development for Alabama Power and has been professionally involved with economic development for over fifteen years, having served as president of the Economic Development Association of Alabama.

J. David Brown Mr. Brown is the President of Jemison Investment Co., Inc., a diversified investment holding and management company with equity interests in businesses in a variety of industries and growth stages.

Hartwell Davis Mr. Davis is Chairman of the Board for Metalplate Galvanizing, Inc., a provider of hot dip industrial galvanizing serving the steel industry throughout the Southeast.

William J. Dore Mr. Dore is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Industries, Ltd., an international provider of offshore construction, engineering and support services trading on the NASDAQ exchange under the ticker symbol GLBL.

Chris Hodges Pastor Hodges is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Church of the Highlands, a non-denominational Christian church located in Birmingham, and has been involved in time ministry for over 20 years.

W. Brent Peinhard Mr. Peinhardt is the founder and president of Vantage Associates, a general management consulting company specializing in strategic planning.

“We believe strongly that the members of our Board have a broad base of experience and expertise that our professionals can tap as we continue to grow our business. In addition to being a significant resource for our professionals, these business leaders represent the character and values that we are dedicated to upholding. We are delighted that such a strong group of business leaders are willing to spend their valuable time helping our team develop both personally and professionally,” indicated Duane Donner, Managing Partner of Founders Investment Banking, LLC.