Philpott Ball & Werner is pleased to announce that Jacob Nester has joined the firm as an Analyst in our Charlotte office.

Jake recently graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and a minor in Business Administration.  Jake has a passion for the Aerospace and Defense industries and comes to PB&W with valuable industry experience from multiple internships including PB&W and three rotations at HondaJet.  During his undergraduate career, Jake served as a research assistant for the U.S. Air Force, performing research on smart materials for flexible wing structures, and was a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (“AIAA”).

Jake will be an integral part of the investment banking team, performing financial analysis, industry research and supporting PB&W merger and acquisition teams in all aspects of the transaction process.