Jacob Poe joins the River team as new Associate

Chattanooga, TN, October 10, 2019

River Associates is pleased to announce the addition of a new investment team associate, Jacob Poe. Jacob joins the firm from Croft & Bender.

“We are excited to have Jacob come on board at River,” said Mark Jones, Partner at River Associates. “Jacob’s experience at a leading investment bank, along with his Chattanooga roots make him a quality addition to our firm. He will be working with the team as we continue to execute our investment strategies for our portfolio companies and as we invest the remainder of our seventh fund.”

“As a native of Chattanooga, I was thrilled to see an opportunity open up on the River team,” said Jacob. “I’m looking forward to moving to the Private Equity side of M&A and to working with a firm of River’s reputation and caliber.”

Prior to joining River, Jacob worked from 2017 to 2019 as an Investment Banking Analyst and Associate at Croft & Bender. During that time, he was involved with capital financing and mergers and acquisitions for a variety of companies in the middle market in Atlanta, GA. From 2015 to 2017 Jacob worked as a wealth manager for HHM Wealth Advisors.

Jacob received a B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.