Managing Director, Corporate Development
Brian Hopkins has been a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Ancora for over ten years. He is a Managing Director of Corporate Development and a member of the Executive Committee at the firm. Mr. Hopkins is responsible for making recommendations and sourcing opportunities for strategic growth of the firm, including acquisitions, joint ventures and new product opportunities. He is also a Portfolio Manager for the firm. As Portfolio Manager he is responsible for making investment decisions for the firm’s alternative products.
Prior to joining Ancora, Mr. Hopkins was an Investment Associate with Primus Capital Partners, one of the largest private equity firms in the Midwest. At Primus, he performed due diligence for new investments and monitored portfolio investments. Before joining Primus, he worked in the Investment Banking Division of Deutsche Bank in London as an Associate after completing the Investment Banking Analyst Program with Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown. He worked in the Consumer Industry Group focusing on Mergers and Acquisitions. Brian is currently a board member for Regional Brands, Inc. (RGBD) and Wayne Savings Bancshares Inc. (WAYN). Brian earned an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Georgetown University.