Mr. Sauter serves as a Registered Principal and Managing Director of the firm's investment-banking practice, focused on security and tech M&A. As Chief Revenue Officer, he heads Pickwick's knowledge management and strategic initiatives. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sauter led the Spectrum Group’s due-diligence services for private-equity investors in the federal and defense sectors; was founding COO of the Chesapeake Innovation Center and manager of its contract with the National Security Agency; and served as a senior executive in emerging new media and e-learning companies. He is a published expert on high-growth security and Big Data markets and co-author of McGraw Hill’s leading university textbook Homeland Security: A Complete Guide. Previously, Mr. Sauter served as an Army officer in Special Forces and infantry units.
Mr. Sauter earned a BA from Harvard University and an MS from Columbia University. He is a FINRA-registered representative with Pickwick Capital Partners.