John W. Heron

John Heron co-founded Exeter Street Capital Partners after rejoining Bengur Bryan in January 2014, having been previously affiliated with Bengur Bryan from 2008-2010. Mr. Heron has over 35 years of operational and strategic management experience, including 15 years of M&A advisory experience. Prior to joining Bengur Bryan in 2008, he was a Managing Director and Senior Vice President at FBR Capital Markets. He was also an Executive Vice President of a data-driven marketing company, Barton Cotton, and played a crucial role in increasing the firm’s revenue 10x before the company was ultimately sold for $125 million.


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA