Kellan Carter joined Ignition as an associate in the Seattle office in 2013 after several years working in technology investment banking and finance. At Ignition, he works primarily with John Connors assisting with company due diligence, new business development and managing existing portfolio companies.
Prior to Ignition Kellan spent two years as an investment-banking analyst at Mooreland Partners in San Francisco. There, he helped execute M&A transactions for technology companies, assisting with deal sourcing, valuation and due diligence, among other tasks. Before that, he was an associate in KPMG’s advisory practice in Orange County, Calif., where he helped analyze asset-backed securities collateralized by student loans, auto loans, and residential and commercial mortgages. Kellan also worked as a financial-services intern at D.A. Davidson & Co. in Great Falls, Mont.
Kellan holds a BS degree in business administration from the University of Montana in Missoula, where he graduated summa cum laude and was selected by faculty as Finance Student of the Year. After college he also founded an online, business-networking platform to link current students and faculty to recent U. Montana graduates.