John Hennessey

Managing Director

Mr. Hennessey has over twenty years of executive leadership, investment banking, and corporate finance experience.  Prior to joining NextGen in 2013, he worked in Citigroup’s middle market M&A division in New York from 1998 to 2005 and establishing McGladrey Capital Markets’ Boston office from 2005 to 2009. Following a career in investment banking, Mr. Hennessey became CEO of a private equity backed software company where he transformed the family run business into a professional run organization, ultimately leading to its successful sale to a Fortune 500 company. He possesses deep operational and transactional experience, having led all aspects of a transaction from origination to integration, and has advised hundreds of companies and been involved in capital raising, sell-side, and buy-side of the M&A process in a variety of industries with a focus on business services and industrial companies. Mr. Hennessey studied plastics engineering at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and holds a Bachelor of Science in finance from California State University Long Beach, and he earned his Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

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