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Dean Emmerton

Dean Emmerton
Emko Capitol, Founder and Managing Partner

Dean Emmerton is the Founder and Managing Partner for Emko Capital, a lower-middle market investment and advisory firm investing in family-owned aerospace & industrial businesses. Prior to founding Emko, Dean was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, where he worked with Fortune 500 companies on problems of Strategy and Marketing & Sales. Dean was a leader in the Marketing & Sales practice at McKinsey, and led McKinsey’s service line for Marketing & Sales in Aerospace & Defense. He has a background in manufacturing engineered products, previously with Milliken & Company in Spartanburg, SC as a production engineer, and next with Celgard in Charlotte as a Projects Engineer for manufacturing battery components.

Dean graduated cum laude from University of South Carolina, with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and with Honors from SC Honors College. He received his MBA from the Harvard Business School with Distinction.

Dean is a Charlotte native and previously attended Myers Park High School in Charlotte. Dean lives in Charlotte with his wife, Andrea, and three children, Alyce, Colin, and Reid. Alyce will be attending Charlotte Lab School.