Executive Director of Investor Relations, Managing Principal
Capital Markets and Investor Relations
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Brad O’Halloran is the Executive Director of Investor Relations and a Managing Principal for Brennan Investment Group. He has a wide range of business, educational, and government service experience.
Prior to joining Brennan Investment Group, Brad served as regional director of development for the University of Notre Dame, cultivating key high-level benefactors for the university and representing its various interests within the Chicago metropolitan area. Before joining the University, Brad held the position of senior vice president and director of corporate development for Duty Free International and its successor company, World Duty Free, a wholly owned subsidiary of BAA, plc. In this capacity, he oversaw all mergers and acquisition activity for the corporation as well as strategic marketing and key partnership development.
Brad has been a serial entrepreneur throughout his career, with interests in over 19 companies and current interests in half a dozen in various stages of development. He currently serves on the board of directors for Old Plank Trail Bank, a subsidiary of Wintrust Financial Corporation. In addition, he is a former member of the boards of directors of the Airports Council International, the International Visitors Center of Chicago, and the Chicago Chamber of Commerce. He also served as a member of the boards of the Village of Orland Park, Metra, and of the State of Illinois Architectural Licensing Board.
Brad holds a bachelor’s degree, as well as a master’s, in business administration (magna cum laude) from the University of Notre Dame.
Kevin Carlson is Vice President of Capital Markets at Brennan Investment Group. He is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and transacting on institutional JV equity and debt for Brennan’s national platform. Prior to joining Brennan, Kevin served as Head of Acquisitions at Ashland Capital, overseeing underwriting and sourcing of new acquisitions in the US Midwest and Sunbelt region. Prior to Ashland Capital Kevin spent 6-years as a Vice President for Wintrust Bank where he facilitated over $500M in debt origination. Kevin earned his B.S. in Finance from Miami University’s Farmer School of Business.
CJ Stempeck is Vice President of Capital Markets at Brennan Investment Group. He is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and transacting on institutional JV equity and debt for Brennan’s national platform. Prior to joining Brennan, CJ held various roles at Quadrant Real Estate Advisors including loan originations and debt & equity capital advisory. During his time at Quadrant, CJ covered all primary property types across the US, UK, and Republic of Ireland, and spent three years based in the firm’s London office. CJ earned his B.A. in Economics from Colgate University and is a CFA charter holder.
Executive Assistant | Associate Director of Investor Relations
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Lisa Hand is the Associate Director of Investor Relations and Executive Assistant to Michael Brennan, CEO, at Brennan Investment Group. In her dual role, she serves as the main resource for any investor-related queries in addition to assisting with the business and personal needs of the CEO.
She has a wide range of business, administrative, and customer service experience with over 22 years in the administrative and customer-focused business.
Before joining Brennan Investment Group, Lisa had over 13 years working at an executive office group in several capacities from Client Service Representative to Operations Manager and ultimately to General Manager where she had responsibility for all sales, operations, and center profitability. She gained extensive experience in administrative support, as well as tactical experience in handling all aspects of office management. She has served as a business consultant, administrative assistant, vendor liaison, and client relationship builder.
Lisa has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Southern Illinois University.
Eva Szalankiewicz is an Investor Relations Coordinator for Brennan Investment Group. Eva’s responsibilities include supporting the Investor Relations department by managing and maintaining all back-office administrative needs and helping implement and improve all back-office processes and procedures.
Eva began her career in the banking industry. She then moved into staff accounting and administration for several years for a technology equipment leasing company. After taking a hiatus from work to raise her two children, she began working part-time for Brennan in the summer of 2021 before going full-time in the summer of 2022.
Eva received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois Chicago.