Jim Childs – 2019 Dealmaker of the Year
We are proud to recognize and congratulate Jim Childs, CEO and Managing Partner of Bowstring Advisors, a leading investment bank for middle market companies and a division of Citizens Capital Markets. Jim was recognized by the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth as Atlanta’s Dealmaker of the Year at its annual Deals of the Year awards banquet. Over 200 guests attended the event held at the Atlanta History Center on the evening of November 21st which featured an entertaining speech by keynote speaker Herschel Walker.
Melanie Brandt, President and CEO of ACG Atlanta said, “The winners of our 2019 Deals of the Year Awards achieved the highest performance and deal execution standards, representing the best of the highly qualified nominees this year. Jim is no exception. The growth and impact of Bowstring on the Atlanta community and beyond is impressive.”
Jim grew up in Atlanta, graduated from Marist and helped lead a national championship tennis team at the University of Georgia. He later worked for Arthur Andersen & Co, graduated from Harvard Business School and was an investment banker at Robinson Humphrey. He has started and led a number of highly successful Atlanta based businesses.