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Our Mission

To create a unique and memorable investment banking experience in which our clients perceive Banks Street Partners as an indispensable partner in achieving their objectives.

Banks Street Partners, LLC (“BSP”) is an investment banking firm that serves financial institutions and financial technology companies in the Greater Southern U.S. With three decades of experience and more than 500 transactions in the financial services sector, Lee Burrows formed BSP in 2009 to help clients navigate through this challenging period for our nation’s community financial institutions. BSP has built a team with more than 190 years of combined professional experience in investment banking, equity research, reporting, accounting and law. These multiple disciplines have been developed and honed at the top national firms below:

  • Trident Securities
  • SNL Financial LC
  • JPMorgan Securities
  • Merrill Lynch
  • ING Barings
  • Stearne Agee & Leach
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets
  • Morgan Keegan
  • Bank of America
  • SunTrust
  • Credit Suisse
  • Carson Medlin
  • PwC, LLP
  • Alston & Bird, LLP
  • McDonald Investments
  • Lehman Brothers
  • Monroe Securities
  • Sandler O'Neill+Partners, L.P.
  • Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Focus on Customer Service

We are attentive to the objectives of our clients and we exceed client expectations. We are relationship focused and we put the interests of our customers above our own.

Value Integrity

We operate in an honest and ethical manner. These principles are at the heart of every decision we make.

Maintain a Winsome Nature

We are engaging, pleasant and disarming. We are confident, yet humble in our business approach.

Embrace Teamwork

We communicate openly and foster collaboration while maintaining individual accountability. We build trust through healthy conflict resolution within the four walls of our organization.

Drive Solutions

We are resilient and innovative in delivering custom solutions for our clients. We leverage our industry expertise and view problem solving as an art form.

Enjoy Balanced Lives

We are committed to living a rich and positive life in the office, in our communities and in our homes. 

Community Involvement

Banks Street Partners appreciates the value of giving back to our communities in which we live and serve.  Since our creation in 2009, Banks Street Partners has created an Employee Charitable Giving Matching Program in which BSP and its partners have proudly donated over $350,000 to further support the non-profit organizations that our employees are passionate about. 

Additionally, in 2017, Banks Street Partners started the Annual BSP Day of Service.  Atlanta employees spent the evening serving dinner to the residents of the Trinity House in Atlanta, a 36-bed transitional housing and rehabilitation program. Charlotte employees served dinner to residents staying at The Relatives Crisis Center, which provides safe, temporary housing to local children between the ages of 7-17.  

Over the years, many non-proft organizations have received support from Banks Street Partners.  The non-profit organizations that benefited from our Matching Program in 2017 includes: 

Atlanta Youth Academy | Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus | Best Friends Animal Society | Catering to Cats and Dogs | Central Presbyterian Church | Charlotte Country Day School | Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School | Davidson College | Families First | Forest Hill Church | Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation | Holy Innocents' Episcopal School | Hope Lutheran Church | I AM 24/7 | Jerusalem House | Jimmy Core Foundation | MUST Ministries | Myers Park Presbyterian Church | Northside United Methodist Church | Northside Youth Organization | Quail Party Foundation | Soccer in the Streets | St. Benedict's Episcopal School | The Relatives | The Theatrical Outfit | Trinity Community Ministries | UNC Chapel Hill | University of Georgia Foundation | Virginia Athletic Association | Wilderness Works

Organizations We Support

Contact Us

We love meeting new people! We look forward to talking to you and discussing your needs.

Atlanta Office

3290 Northside Parkway NW
Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30327
Phone: 404-848-1571

Charlotte Office

500 East Morehead Street
Suite 250
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704-228-0556