Ayo Folaranmi


Meet Ayo Folaranmi

Ayo Folaranmi, Associate, is responsible for creating detailed financial models, conducting due diligence, evaluating risk/return parameters, and preparing investment marketing materials in support of Marathon Capital’s senior bankers in their relationship management responsibilities.

Prior to Marathon, Mr. Folaranmi worked as a Research Analyst and Geologist at IHS Markit, where he conducted technical and financial evaluations of unconventional upstream assets in the United States. Prior to IHS Markit, he worked at Ephraim Resources as a carbon utilization and commercialization consultant. In this role, he sourced and led due diligence efforts on carbon capture and utilization assets in the Southern U.S. He previously interned with Prime Impact Fund/Azolla Ventures, Rivian, and Lime Rock New Energy.

Mr. Folaranmi received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He also holds an MS in Geology from Oklahoma State University and a BS in Geosciences from Midwestern State University. He holds Series 63 and 79 licenses.