Managing Director & Head of West Coast
Meet David Kirkpatrick
David Kirkpatrick, Managing Director & Head of Marathon Capital’s West Coast, has led multiple project and company M&A transactions in the solar, energy storage, and wind industry along with capital raises for emerging growth and technology companies.
Before joining Marathon, Mr. Kirkpatrick worked for 20 years as an executive in the energy arena for companies including Ernst & Young, the Boston Consulting Group, General Electric Wind Energy, EDF-EN, Imperium Biofuels, and NRG Solar. Mr. Kirkpatrick has closed over $3 billion of transactions including company and project acquisitions and sales, venture investments, power purchase agreements, wind/solar equipment procurement, joint development agreements, land acquisitions, procurement of feedstocks and chemicals, rail/barge/storage leases, and EPC contracts in the wind, solar, and biofuels industries.
Mr. Kirkpatrick completed his MBA at Harvard Business School, post-graduate work at the University of St. Andrews as a Robert T. Jones Scholar, and his BA, Cum Laude, at Emory University. Mr. Kirkpatrick holds his Series 24, 63, and 79 licenses.