Meet Brian Kremer
Brian Kremer, Managing Director, is responsible for originating and executing private capital raising and M&A advisory while lending his expertise in equity capital solutions.
Since 2006, Mr. Kremer has been working with public and private cleantech companies providing M&A and corporate finance advisory services. He has been involved in over 100 cleantech transactions across a broad spectrum of cleantech technologies and renewable energy. His expertise spans a wide range of equity capital options, from IPOs, follow-ons, PIPEs, reverse mergers, and public uplistings to Series A-Series D and buy/sell-side advisory. He also has extensive experience with SPACs, serving as both M&A and PIPE advisors.
Prior to joining Marathon Capital, Mr. Kremer founded the cleantech banking practice at Roth Capital Partners. While there, he led transactions for companies in the solar, energy storage, e-mobility, energy efficiency/management, hydrogen, biofuels, RNG, and recycling/waste management sectors. He started his investment banking career at Ardour Capital Investments, a boutique bank focused exclusively on cleantech. He previously held various management positions at the Department of Energy, NASA, and the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization.
Mr. Kremer received his Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas and his BS from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He was an initial member of the non-profit Cleantech OC (nka, Sustain SoCal), which is dedicated to accelerating cleantech economic growth and sustainability initiatives through innovation, collaboration, and education. He holds his Series 7, 63, 86, and 87 licenses.