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Carter Hanson Joins the Goldner Hawn Team

Minneapolis, MN – Goldner Hawn announced that Carter Hanson has joined the firm as an Associate. In this role Carter is responsible for performing analysis and due diligence on new investment opportunities for the firm. He is also integrally involved as a member of Goldner Hawn’s portfolio company deal teams in the monitoring of the firm’s investments.

Carter joins Goldner Hawn from the Minneapolis office of investment banking firm Cowen Inc. (formerly Quarton International, which was acquired by Cowen in January 2019) where he worked in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to his time at Cowen, he worked at Ameriprise Financial in Minneapolis, where he was a member of the Finance Leadership Development Program. Carter is a graduate of Saint John’s University.

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