Brad Drake

Bradley Drake

Vice President
New York Mergers & Acquisitions Aerospace & Defense | Industrials +1 (212) 257-7738
I seek to provide consistent and honest advice, helping my clients achieve superior outcomes while establishing long-lasting relationships built on trust.

Brad provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services in Lincoln’s Industrials Group, specializing in the aerospace and defense (A&D) sector. He has executed cross-border sell-side and buy-side transactions for leading private equity groups and public and private companies.

Brad is inspired by the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with talented clients and partners to solve unique, complex problems where transactions have implications for national security and daily life.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Brad worked in Credit Suisse’s Global Industrial Group, were he focused on A&D and diversified industrials coverage. Previously, Brad spent time at U.S. Army ARDEC, where he led simulation and training software projects.

Brad earned a Master of Business Administration from New York University, a Master of Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science from Lafayette College.

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