Trusted Experience

Sheshunoff & Co. Investment Banking has guided countless community and regional banks through complex mergers, acquisitions and other complicated transactions thanks to the knowledge and experience of our seasoned bank experts. Meet our team of bank experts and see how you can benefit from their expertise.

John Adams

John Adams

Principal & Head of Investment Banking

Phone: 512-703-1561

John Adams serves as Head of Investment Banking for Sheshunoff & Co Investment Banking. John has been involved in over 100 successful merger transactions representing both buyers and sellers, focused on merger and acquisition advisory services, capital issuance and debt placement. His background includes buy-side and sell-side engagements, merger negotiation and structuring, financial analysis and industry research.

Rick Elton

Rick Elton, CFA

Managing Director

Phone: 512-703-1590

Rick Elton, CFA is a Managing Director with Sheshunoff & Co Investment Banking, working primarily in the areas of valuation and capital advisory services for financial institutions nationwide. Rick has over 30 years of business experience, including a strong background in conducting financial statement analysis, stock valuations and performance trend analysis and also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification. Rick has worked on hundreds of valuations and dozens of mergers and acquisitions.

Christopher Noon, ASA

Christopher Noon, ASA


Phone: 512-703-1566

Christopher Noon, an Accredited Senior Appraiser and member of the American Society of Appraisers, is the Director managing Valuation Services with Sheshunoff & Co. Investment Banking. Sheshunoff annually provides over 100 community bank stock appraisals for various purposes. Christopher also advised on appraisals and merger and acquisitions throughout his tenure at Sheshunoff & Co. Investment banking.