Mr. Paolantonio is an Associate at AE Industrial and is primarily focused on financial modeling, due diligence, and executing new investments along with monitoring portfolio investments. Prior to joining AE Industrial in 2021, Mr. Paolantonio was part of Booz Allen Hamilton’s Corporate Development team, where he helped lead transaction execution, supporting acquisitions, divestitures and strategic investments. Prior to Booz Allen, Mr. Paolantonio was a Senior Associate in Raymond James’ Defense & Government Services investment banking team, where he focused exclusively on mergers and acquisitions for middle market government contracting firms. Prior to Raymond James, he spent five years with The McLean Group in their Aerospace, Defense, & Government Services practice. Mr. Paolantonio received a BS from the University of Richmond, where he double majored in Economics and Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.