Daren Johnson

“Each new deal comes with a unique set of challenges and complexities that serve as a canvas for us to express our creativity. We use proven methods and techniques to craft a company’s vision and values in a way that resonates with and inspires others.”

Daren Johnson



  • Indiana University, B.S. in Finance, Hutton Honors Notation

Professional Credentials

  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • FINRA-registered Representative

Daren has a wide range of investment banking experience including M&A, capital raising, restructuring and strategic advisory assignments for privately-held, middle-market companies, and publicly-traded corporations.

Before joining Intrepid, Daren was an Associate in Stout’s investment banking practice where he executed several transactions across the healthcare, technology, business services, and industrials sectors. Prior to that, he was an Analyst at Trinity Capital where he focused on middle-market M&A in the consumer retail, food and beverage industries. Daren began his career in the Capital Markets Group of Fifth Third Bank.

While at Indiana University, Daren was Captain of his fraternity’s Little 500 cycling team. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, taking his dog hiking, and attending Cars and Coffee events.

Featured Transactions

Taco Bell: Seller
QSR International
Sage Beverages
Tavern on the Green
Columbine Vineyards
Pennant Foods Corp.