Akin Bay was founded in 1990 by William A. Kaynor, John P. Carroll, Jr. and James B. Rybakoff, with the goal of providing superior, customized, client specific investment banking services to publicly held, private and family owned middle market companies. From our founding, the experience of Akin Bay’s founding Senior Partners, has afforded us the competitive advantage of leveraging their 60 plus years (combined) of experience and their vast connections/ relationships.  Although Mr. Kaynor and Mr. Carroll have since retired from Akin Bay, their experience, philosophy and relationships are still in active use  at the firm.  Refer to Our Team for complete biographies.