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Retired Rear Admiral Alex Krongard joins Signal Hill as Managing Director

Published on: 10/03/2016

BALTIMORE, MD—Signal Hill, a leading advisory boutique serving the M&A and private capital raising needs of growth companies, is pleased to announce that Rear Admiral Alex Krongard, USN, Retired, formerly Deputy Director for Operations for the U.S. Africa Command, has joined the firm as a Managing Director. He is the fourth Senior Banker to join the Signal Hill team in 2016.

“I’m honored to welcome Admiral Krongard to Signal Hill as he embarks on the next stage of his distinguished career. He has served our nation with honor and distinction, and is uniquely positioned to provide the leadership, insight, and action-oriented guidance on which we pride ourselves,” said Scott Wieler, Chairman and CEO of Signal Hill. "His extensive experience and deep relationships in the Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism communities will help fuel the continued growth of the firm’s industry-leading Security and Risk practice.”

“As my military career came to a close, I was searching for a role that would make best use of my skillset and provide new challenges. This is a critical time for the cybersecurity sector as companies address an extremely dynamic threat landscape. I’m excited to join Signal Hill, which has a long track record of success in software and security and consistently works with the most exciting companies in the field,” Admiral Krongard said.

Admiral Krongard was a Naval Special Warfare officer and held high-level positions influencing military strategy and defense policy on the National Security Council staff and at several senior level military headquarters.

He began his military career as a Navy SEAL and has served in multiple locations in Europe, East Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton University and is a distinguished graduate of the National War College.

Admiral Krongard can be reached at 415-318-7072 or via email at akrongard@signalhill.com.

About Signal Hill

Signal Hill, named 2015 Boutique Technology Investment Bank of the Year by the Global M&A Network, is a leading advisory boutique serving the M&A and private capital raising needs of growth companies. Signal Hill's experienced bankers provide deep domain expertise and an unyielding commitment to clients in our sectors: Internet & Digital Media, Internet Infrastructure, Services and Software. With more than 600 completed transactions and offices in Baltimore, Bangalore, Boston, Mumbai, Nashville, New York, Reston and San Francisco, Signal Hill leverages deep strategic industry and financial sponsor relationships to help our clients achieve Greater Outcomes®. For more information visit www.signalhill.com.

Retired Rear Admiral Alex Krongard joins Signal Hill as Managing Director