Kevin Short, Board of Directors

Kevin Short is the co-founder and Managing Director of Clayton Capital Partners, a St. Louis-based investment banking firm specializing in merger and acquisition advisement. In 2007, Thomson Financial, FactSet Mergerstat and Investment Dealers’ Digest all ranked Clayton Capital Partners as a top U.S. M&A firm.

As an expert in mergers and acquisitions, Kevin writes and speaks frequently on the topic to groups of business owners, advisors to business owners and academics. Groups include: Business Enterprise Institute, Inc., the St. Louis Association of Evaluation Professionals, Edward D. Jones and Washington University. In addition to contributing to various national trade and business publications, Short is the co-author of Cash Out Move On: Get Top Dollar—And More—Selling Your Business (Business Enterprise Institute, Inc., 2008).

Kevin devotes his free time first to his family, and second, to the education of children from low-income families. He is an active Board Member for the Today & Tomorrow Educational Foundation, the Laclede Gas Dollar Help program and the Board of Education for the Archdiocese of St. Louis.