Mr. Melago serves as a Vice President with EdgePoint Capital. In this role, he is primarily responsible for managing the strategy and execution of merger, acquisition and financing transactions.
As a Vice President, Mr. Melago works closely with the firm’s principals to complete transactions by overseeing the preparation of marketing materials, acting as a liaison with potential strategic and financial partners and managing the due diligence process. His experience includes working with companies that are privately held or family owned, backed by private equity or family office firms and corporate divestitures for private and publicly traded companies.
Prior to joining EdgePoint, Mr. Melago served as a Senior Associate for almost 9 years with Anderson LeNeave & Co., an investment banking firm in Charlotte, NC exclusively focused on serving the merger, acquisition and capital raising needs of middle market companies. He developed transactional expertise across a broad range of industries including Industrials, Business Services, Healthcare, Transportation & Logistics, Food & Beverage, Printing & Packaging, Building Products and Environmental, Health & Safety, among others.
Prior to that, Mr. Melago served as an Analyst with Banc of America Securities, LLC in Charlotte, NC, supporting numerous industry teams in the execution of merger, acquisition and financing transactions. He worked closely with publicly traded and privately held clients worldwide as they pursued strategic alternatives. Industry experience included Metals & Mining, Building Products, Construction & Aggregates, Transportation & Logistics and Industrials. Prior to this, Mr. Melago worked with Legend Financial Advisors, Inc. in Pittsburgh, PA and was responsible for leading the firm’s investment committee and overseeing the operations of the Investment Management department.
Mr. Melago’s educational background includes a B.S. in Business Administration from Duquesne University. He is a Level III candidate for the Chartered Financial Analyst program and maintains the FINRA Series 79 license.