Chris Quilty is the founder and a partner of Quilty Analytics, which is an independent boutique offering subscription research, strategic advisory, and investment banking services across all aspects of the Satellite & Space industry.
Prior to establishing Quilty Analytics in 2016, Chris served as a sell side research analyst with Raymond James for 20 years, publishing hundreds of company-specific, macro, sector, and thematic research reports on the industrial, defense, space, wireless, and communications industries. Chris is widely-acknowledged as the leading Wall Street analyst on the Satellite & Space sector, and has participated in 30+ capital markets transactions over the past five years valued at over $2.5 billion.
Chris received a BS degree in Systems Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1989 and an MBA from the University of Chicago in 1994.
Justin Cadman is a partner with Quilty Analytics. He has more than fifteen years of investment banking and capital markets experience, having successfully completed approximately 90 advisory and capital raising transactions for both private and public company clients.
Prior to Quilty Analytics, Justin spent twelve years as an investment banker with Raymond James, with the last eight years focused heavily on clients in the Satellite & Space ecosystem, where he has completed more than 30 transactions across most industry sub-segments. Justin is a frequent speaker at leading Satellite industry conferences and he leverages his wide network of industry contacts to deliver differentiated results to clients.
Justin began his career in software equity research and has held corporate finance roles at a leading public wireless infrastructure company in the U.S. He received a BS degree in Finance with Honors from the University of Florida.
Lee Priest is a partner with Quilty Analytics. He has extensive industry investment banking experience having advised on over 50 transactions representing over $5 billion in transaction value. His industry experience includes extensive work with clients in Satellite & Space related sectors including satellite communications, defense electronics, government services, signals intelligence, and aerospace.
Over a 20 year investment banking career, Lee has advised on a range of complex middle transactions, including go-private, takeover defense, and SPAC transactions, as well as numerous sell-side and buy-side M&A assignments and public and private capital raising.
Prior to joining Quilty Analytics, Lee served two years as a public company CFO. He also served 8 years active duty as a commissioned officer and naval aviator in the U.S Navy He holds an Aerospace Engineering degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and an MBA from the University of Maryland.
Austin Moeller is a research associate with Quilty Analytics. Prior to joining Quilty Analytics, Austin worked as a summer research associate at Hedgeye in Washington, D.C. under defense analyst, former Pentagon budget architect and former HMX-1 Presidential Command Pilot, LtGen. Emerson “Emo” Gardner, USMC Ret. He received a B.S.B.A. in Finance and Global Peace and Security Studies from the University of Central Florida.