Boenning & Scattergood Continues to Invest in Employee Development with Three New Promotions in its Investment Banking Group

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, July 20, 2021 – Boenning & Scattergood, Inc., a full-service brokerage, wealth management, and investment banking firm, is pleased to announce a series of promotions within its Investment Banking Group. In the Cleveland, Ohio office, Kain Melville has been promoted to Vice President and David Bonavita has advanced to Associate. Tom Haldeman has also been promoted to Associate in the West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania (Corporate) office.

Mr. Melville joined Boenning & Scattergood’s Investment Banking Group in 2015 as an Analyst. He has more than five years of experience in assisting community banks with mergers & acquisitions, capital raising, and other strategic alternatives. In his expanded role as Vice President, Kain will support senior-level investment banking team members, while also working in the development of analysts and associates. He will help ensure efficiency and client satisfaction in the areas of equity and debt offerings, private placements, leveraged buyouts, mergers & acquisitions, and strategic advisory work. His duties will include conducting market research, administering sales and due diligence processes, as well as preparing financial models, offering documents, and marketing materials. In addition, Kain will work with clients and colleagues in the execution of corporate finance transactions.

Mr. Bonavita and Mr. Haldeman joined Boenning & Scattergood’s Investment Banking Group in 2019 as Analysts, working in a variety of areas including mergers & acquisitions and capital raising. As Associates, David and Tom will continue to support senior investment bankers in building financial models, developing valuation analyses for complex transactions, coordinating sales and due diligence, conducting research, compiling offering documents, and creating presentations and marketing collateral. They will also have an enhanced role in project management involving increased interaction with clients in a variety of industries.

“Kain, Tom, and David have been a key part of our success in the Investment Banking Group, and we are very proud to acknowledge their achievements with these promotions,” said Chad Hull, Managing Director and Head of Boenning & Scattergood’s Investment Banking Group. “All of them have a bright future at Boenning, and we look forward to continuing to support them in their professional development for years to come.”

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About Boenning & Scattergood, Inc.

Established in 1914, Boenning & Scattergood is one of the oldest independent regional securities, wealth management, and investment banking firms in the country. Professionals at the firm provide individual investors, corporate and municipal clients, and institutions a full complement of financial services, including brokerage, wealth management, equity research, equity and fixed income sales and trading, investment banking, public finance, equity option strategy, and asset management. For more information, please visit Member FINRA / SIPC.

About Boenning & Scattergood’s Investment Banking Group

Boenning & Scattergood’s Investment Banking Group continues to serve as a premier and trusted advisor in a wide variety of areas, including mergers & acquisitions as well as public and private offerings of equity, preferred stock, and subordinated debt. The Investment Banking practice has a proven track record managing small, mid-size, and large deals while consistently ranking among the most active M&A advisors in the country. With more than 105 years of client service, Boenning & Scattergood stands ready to provide sound analysis and leadership – no matter the size of the deal or economic cycle.


Chad Hull
Managing Director and Head, Investment Banking Group
Boenning & Scattergood, Inc.

Jennifer Weintraub
Director, Marketing
Boenning & Scattergood, Inc.

Promotions in Boenning & Scattergood's Investment Banking Group