Mr. Runningen is a seasoned investment banker, venture capitalist, founder, and principal of Commenda Capital LLC and the Commenda Group of Companies in Atlanta.
ATlANTA, GA, September 19, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present John R. Runningen with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Runningen is recognized for his accomplishments, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has achieved in his field. He has many years of experience in his professional network and has made notable contributions in various industries, including health services, medical devices, telecommunications, manufacturing, and distribution. His success has led to involvement with private equity and venture groups across the nation, including investment banking and merger and acquisition transactions for over 40 different companies valued at over $18.5 billion.
Mr. Runningen has a long and impressive career in the investment banking and venture capitalist field. He founded Commenda Capital LLC and the Commenda Group of Companies, focusing on strategic capital and advisory services to established and growing companies. Prior to this, he held roles with Merrill Lynch, QualiCorp. Inc., and other respected organizations. He also served as a senior health care securities analyst and venture capitalist, managing a venture capital company’s health care services, medical device, and information technology portfolio. Additionally, he served as the founder of RWB Management Group and held instrumental roles on over a dozen corporate boards.
Mr. Runningen obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Luther College and a Master of Business Administration from Tulane University. He is well-qualified in his industry and has earned credentials through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Runningen is a professional member of FINRA.
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