Ryan Grand

Principal, Deal Generation

Joined HKW


Sector Focus

  • Business Services
  • Health & Wellness


  • Wabash College (BA)
  • University of Chicago, Booth School of Business (MBA)

Ryan’s primary responsibility as principal within the Sourcing Team is managing business development and deal sourcing efforts. This includes initial evaluation of acquisition opportunities and coordination of the deal flow process. He spends most of his time outside the office meeting with investment bankers, business owners, and other intermediaries throughout North America. Ryan’s focus is the Business Services and Health & Wellness sectors.

Prior to joining HKW, Ryan worked as an investment banker in municipal finance for Mesirow Financial and also Jefferies LLC. Ryan’s affiliations include Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School Alumni Board and Happy Hollow Children’s Camp.

Ryan lives in Indianapolis with his wife Alison, their daughter, and miniature schnoodle. Outside the office, Ryan enjoys golf and travel.