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Marc B. Marlin


Mr. Marlin has a broad base of experience in providing transaction advisory services.

Prior to co-founding KippsDeSanto & Co., Mr. Marlin was an Associate in Houlihan Lokey’s Washington, DC office and a member of Houlihan Lokey’s Aerospace·Defense·Government industry investment banking group. Previous experience includes work as an Associate with Harris Williams, as a Summer Associate at JPMorganChase, and as an Investment Associate at the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group.

Mr. Marlin was recognized in 2012 by SmartCEO – Washington’s Best of Banking. Mr. Marlin is a frequent speaker on mergers and acquisitions involving aerospace / defense and IT firms and has been quoted in publications including Federal Times, Bloomberg, and GovConExec, amongst others, and guest lecturer at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. He is on the Board of Directors of the Association of Corporate Growth National Capital Chapter and the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business MBA Alumni Advisory Council.

Mr. Marlin received an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business where he graduated Valedictorian. Mr. Marlin also received a B.B.A from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.


The following are representative companies to which Mr. Marlin has provided transaction advice:

  • Magellan Health, Inc.
  • Danya International
  • Ducommun
  • Gleason Research Associates
  • CACI International Inc.
  • Advanced Systems Line of Business of General Dynamics
  • GlobalNet Services, Inc.
  • RNSolutions, Inc.
  • 7Delta, Inc.
  • Commonwealth Technology, Inc.
  • ASM Research
  • BAI, Inc.
  • BlueLaw International LLP
  • IDL Solutions
  • Emergint Technologies
  • Ray Group International
  • 2020 Company, LLC
  • WINS
  • Maricom Systems, Inc.
  • FedConcepts
  • CenTauri Solutions
  • Buccaneer Computer
  • OAO Technology
  • PerformTech
  • Phoenix Consulting Group
  • Oberon Associates
  • Gray Research
  • Kadix Systems
  • Morgan Research
  • bd Systems