Ryan Makis

“A pitcher in baseball (a true pitcher, not just someone who can throw 95 mph) is one of the most interesting athletes in all of sports. He is analytical—he studies his opponents’ weaknesses before he takes the mound. He is meticulous—he knows that the slightest amount of pressure from the tip of his finger can be the difference between a strikeout and a home run. He is creative—he finds a way to close out an inning when the bases are loaded. He is a team player—he recognizes that without a reliable catcher and his other teammates behind him, success is unattainable.

I believe that an effective investment banker must share many of the same qualities.”

Ryan Makis

Associate

Education

  • Princeton University, A.B. with Honors in Economics

Professional Credentials

  • FINRA-registered Representative

Ryan’s responsibilities span several stages of the deal execution process, and he has experience in numerous industry sectors with a particular focus in consumer products and digital media and technology. In addition to his transactional duties, he participates in various firm-building activities, including recruiting, training and marketing.

Prior to joining Intrepid, Ryan worked for JDB Capital Partners, a boutique investment bank based in Scottsdale, Ariz. He also worked in football operations for the Washington Redskins of the NFL.

While at Princeton (it should be no surprise), Ryan was a pitcher for the men’s varsity baseball team.