Joe Smetona

Co-Founder & Partner

Throughout Joe's career, he has focused on corporate finance, investment analysis, mergers & acquisitions and financial sponsor advisory.

Prior to AEC Advisors, Joe worked in several corporate finance advisory and investing roles, including as a Vice President at EFCG, an investment associate at a family office, and a Capital Markets Analyst at CIT Group.

Joe graduated from Columbia University (MS in Operations Research) and Case Western University (BSE in Mechanical Engineering and BA in Philosophy). He was also the varsity captain of the Case Western tennis team.

Education
BSE Mechanical Engineering & BA Philosophy
Case Western Reserve

MS Operations Research
Columbia University

Previously Employed
EFCG

Years in AEC Industry
10

Years in Investment Banking
10

Interests
Tennis
Mexico
Gastronomy

Recently Completed M&A Transactions

GAI - Comvest