Our Firm

About Acorn Management Partners LLC

Acorn Management Partners (AMP) has been helping public companies over the last 16 years through our unique sales pipeline approach. That creates lasting value from their shareholder equity by navigating the fast-changing landscape of Wall Street's expectations. Our clients typically work with us for over three years on average and still counting. We specialize in working with small-cap/micro-cap public companies on the NASDAQ and NYSE, as well as ETFs and REITs in all sectors, with market caps ranging from ~35M to over $6 billion.

Our commitment to our clients is evident in our one-of-a-kind sales process. We engage in personalized communication with licensed Wall Street professionals to discuss our clients' investment goals and plans. For each client, we go the extra mile, making 3,000 outbound calls and delivering around 700 presentations to qualified brokers every month. Our goal is to help grow our client's shareholder base by communicating 1-1 with licensed Wall Street professionals about our client's investment thesis, timeline, and model.

At Acorn, we take pride in the caliber of our team., utilizing our offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and Sarasota, Florida, with over 25 employeesWe only work with representatives who hold Series Seven licenses, ensuring that our clients receive the highest level of service and expertise. Our Acorn team, with over 75 years of collective experience in various roles, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. The founders of Acorn have served as fund managers, private placements, stockbroker trainers, and OSJ owners, further solidifying our position as a trusted partner on Wall Street.

Although we don't provide traditional IR services, we support their approach, as Acorn can dramatically enhance our clients' IR outreach strategy. Acorn was created to assist public companies like yours in achieving their goals in maximizing their shareholder value.

Our Goals

  • At Acorn, through our Strategic Broker Awareness Sales Process, we strive to build a robust retail/ institutional shareholder base for each one of our clients. We build your shareholder base through registered/ licensed financial advisors.  By utilizing our 6- step, multi-faceted sales process, we look to drive market awareness on Wallstreet to licensed Financial Advisors,  increase your shareholder base with long term position builders, improve your stock’s liquidity in the open market, provide bid support and protect & expand your market cap over time. By utilizing our services, we should never be a net cost to your company.Ask Me How

 

Leadership

John Exley

John Exley

CEO

John R Exley III has been in the financial industry for the last 25 years. During that time, Mr. Exley was the owner of multiple OSJ's for different regional Broker-Dealers....

Gregory Lowe

Gregory Lowe

President

As President of Acorn Management Partners in Alpharetta Georgia, Gregory S. Lowe has worked in the financial sector for the last 27 years and as a license...

Austin Gilbert

Austin Gilbert

Chief Sales Officer

Austin L. Gilbert currently serves as our Chief Sales Officer (“CSO”) and Institutional Division Lead at Acorn Management Partners, LLC in Alpharetta, GA...

Shelby Exley

Shelby Exley

Director Of Business Development

Shelby Exley represents Acorn Management Partners as our Director of Business Development. Since joining Acorn Management Partners in 2008 she has...

Mark Pitman

Mark Pitman

Business Development Officer

Mark Pitman serves as our business development officer with 20-plus years of experience in the financial services industry. Throughout Mark’s career...

John Exley IV

John Exley IV

Director of Corporate Communications

John Exley IV Currently serves as the Director of Corporate Communications at Acorn Management Partners, LLC in Sarasota...

Oleh Askeri

Oleh Askeri

Systems Engineer

Victor Rios

Victor Rios

Project Manager

Ian Beck

Ian Beck

Project Manager

Brandon Bouysou

Brandon Bouysou

Project Manager

Zack Exley

Zack Exley

JR. Project Manager

Triston Wright

Triston Wright

JR. Project Manager

Our Clients