Speaker Bio


Jason Karnes

Jason Karnes

Managing Director, Truist Securities

Jason is a Managing Director in Truist’s Industrials Investment Banking Group and leads the Metals & Environmental Services Practice. He joined the firm in 2008 in Atlanta in the Industrials Investment Banking Group and moved to Chicago with the Corporate Bank growth in 2014 to help connect the culture of the HQ with the new office, serving as a director until 2019.

Prior to joining Truist, Jason worked at Citigroup in the Corporate and Investment Bank, first in the ABL practice and then in client coverage. He began his career in the Atlanta office of Arthur Andersen in the Audit and Business Advisory Services practice. 

Jason brings more than 20 years of finance and investment banking experience in Atlanta, New York and Chicago.

Jason received his BBA in Accounting from Oglethorpe University and his MBA from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia