Kirt Kirtland has served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Lantern Group since May 2018 overseeing the Group’s daily financial affairs including banking relationships and capital formation. Just before joining Lantern, Kirt was a Managing Director of McDonald Partners, LLC in Cleveland, OH and prior to that he formed Kirtland Advisors, LLC in 2009 as a capital raising and advisory group specializing in commercial real estate investment and small business development.
Before establishing Kirtland Advisors, Kirt was a Managing Director at Banc of America Securities LLC, a senior lending executive at Bank of America (formerly Continental Bank) in Chicago, IL, the head of a national real estate lending group at Key Bank in Cleveland, OH, a regional head of a large real estate lending group for US Bank and a Principal with LFC Securities, LLC.
Mr. Kirtland has a Bachelor of Arts-Biology and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia. He recently was an executive board member of University Circle, Inc., University Circle New Markets, the Lake Erie Council-Boy Scouts of America and the Northeast Ohio Leadership Foundation.