Darwin Olympia is a Managing Director at Shields & Company. Mr. Olympia has nearly 15 years of experience advising middle market companies on merger and acquisition and capital raising engagements. Mr. Olympia has completed transactions across a wide array of industries, including advanced manufacturing, aerospace & defense, business services, chemicals & specialty materials, financial services, industrial products & services, packaging, specialty distribution, technology, and transportation & logistics.
Prior to joining Shields & Company in 2018, Mr. Olympia was the Chief Financial Officer of a privately held financial technology company focused on providing financing solutions to small businesses. Previously, Mr. Olympia was a senior investment banker with Harris Williams & Co., where he helped launch the firm’s dedicated efforts in the chemicals & specialty materials and packaging sectors. Earlier in his career, Mr. Olympia held positions with FBR Capital Markets & Co., A.T. Kearney, Inc., and Arthur Andersen LLP.
Mr. Olympia lives in Richmond, Virginia with his wife and three sons.