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.


Curtis Carpenter

Principal & Head of Investment Banking

Phone: 512-703-1578

Curtis Carpenter is Principal and Head of Investment Banking for Sheshunoff & Co Investment Banking. He also serves as Executive Director of The CEO Affiliation Program. Curtis has been involved in almost 100 successful merger transactions representing both buyers and sellers. Prior to joining Sheshunoff & Co Investment Banking.


John Adams

Vice President

Phone: 512-703-1561

John Adams is Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions with Sheshunoff & Co Investment Banking. John is focused on merger and acquisition advisory services and has also worked with many of the firm’s shareholder valuation clients. His background includes buy-side and sell-side engagements, merger negotiation and structuring, financial analysis and industry research.

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Rick Elton

CFA, Managing Director

Phone: 512-703-1590

Rick Elton is a Managing Director with Sheshunoff & Co Investment Banking, working primarily in the areas of valuation and capital advisory services for financial institutions nationwide, and merger and acquisition advisory services. Rick has worked on hundreds of valuations and dozens of mergers and acquisitions.


Christopher Noon

ASA, Director

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.

Candyce Wilson

Candyce Wilson

Financial Analyst

Phone: 512-703-1592

Candyce Wilson is a Financial Analyst with Sheshunoff & Co. Investment Banking, providing valuation and merger and acquisition advisory services to domestic community banks. Prior to joining Sheshunoff & Co., Candyce was a financial analyst at Stout Risius Ross, where she worked with the valuation advisory group to perform engagements for various different contexts across a broad spectrum of industries.

John Blaylock

John Blaylock


John Blaylock is a Director with Sheshunoff & Co. Investment Banking. With over 25 years of experience working with financial institutions as a commercial banker and as an advisor to banks and thrifts, John is primarily involved in the areas of merger and acquisition advisory services, capital advisory, and valuation services for financial institutions.