Mr. Shropa is a Managing Director in Hovde’s Investment Banking Group. He provides investment banking services, including M&A advisory and capital market solutions, to depository institutions primarily in Texas. Mr. Shropa has more than 15 years of experience in financial services and over the course of his investment banking career he has been involved in numerous M&A and capital raising transactions for community and regional banks. Prior to joining Hovde, Mr. Shropa was with the investment banking group at Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P., where he focused on providing M&A advisory services to depository institutions and specialty finance companies, as well as leading deal execution on a number of investment banking engagements. Prior to that, Mr. Shropa worked in the investment banking practice at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. Mr. Shropa also served as a senior manager at KPMG LLP providing financial statement audit and advisory services to depository institutions and a variety of clients in other industries.
Mr. Shropa is an active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Texas and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management.