Mr. Conaty is a director in the Consumer Group at Harris Williams & Co. and is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. He has worked on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and capital raising assignments across a variety of consumer segments, including pet care, branded consumer products, and food and beverage. Previous experience includes work as an Investment Banking Associate at Bear Stearns in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group. Prior to investment banking, Mr. Conaty was a prosecuting attorney in Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Mr. Conaty earned an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, and a B.A. from Vanderbilt University.