Keith Butcher

Keith has represented privately held companies, private equity groups, national and regional banks as an investment banker or attorney in more than 100 merger and acquisition transactions. Keith is a recognized expert in leveraged finance structures and analysis. Specifically, Keith is a noted expert on leveraged ESOP transactions and has structured in excess of $1.5 billion in ESOP related transactions. Keith is a founding and managing partner of ButcherJoseph & Co., a Mosaic Capital Partners affiliate.

Background and education:

  • Executive President of Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. and held a seat on its Board of Directors
  • Executive Director for Morgan Stanley, where he focused on middle market mergers and acquisition advisory
  • Attorney with the law firms of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, and Moore & Van Allen PLLC
  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law
  • B.A., International Business/Finance, Bradley University
  • Current Member Board of Directors of Forest City Trading Group, Inc.
    • Chairman, Compensation Committee
    • Member, Audit Committee
  • Member, Employee Stock Ownership Plan Association (ESOP Association)
  • Member, National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)