Joel Kretz is a Senior Analyst at ArkMalibu where he conducts competitive intelligence, researches market trends, and is an active member of the deal team throughout the M&A process.
After graduating cum laude from Marquette University with a B.S. in Finance and Business Economics, Joel worked in Milwaukee as a Fixed Income Strategist at BOK Financial. While at the firm, he focused on a blend of bank strategy consulting and institutional fixed income sales & trading. As a strategist in the firm’s Financial Institutions Group, Joel also provided economic and market commentary to the salesforce and its customers. During his collegiate years, Joel participated in Marquette’s selective Applied Investment Management program where he remains active as a mentor, volunteer, and speaker.
Away from the office, Joel enjoys cycling and exploring new cities.