Committed to You

Our experienced team is here to serve you


OUR CULTURE

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We are action oriented and creative.  We like process and identifying defined outcomes and meaningful deliverables.  Challenges energize us, we are tenacious and fierce for the task but warm and friendly, valuing people above all else.




TEAM

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Founder- Managing Director

John L. Langston, CM&AA, CAIA

-Founder, Managing Director-

John L. Langston, CM&AA, CAIA is the Founder and Managing Director of Republic Capital Group.  Mr. Langston previously served as Managing Director of Partner Solutions at Avalon Advisors, an RIA then overseeing approximately $6 billion dollars in assets and a portfolio company of global private equity firm The Carlyle Group. Mr. Langston previously served as a Director for Salient Partners, an RIA then overseeing approximately $16 billion dollars in assets and a portfolio company of global private equity firm Summit Partners at that time.  Mr. Langston was also a Director of Global Platform Distribution for SkyBridge Capital.  Over his 17-year financial services career, Mr. Langston has utilized his experience and training as a Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) to advise the nations leading RIA's, asset managers, senior wirehouse executives and financial advisors, large broker dealers and family offices. 

Mr. Langston received his MBA from Rollins College and the Crummer Graduate School of Business. 


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People

Robert Greene

- Director -

Robert Greene is a Director of Republic Capital Group. Previous to joining Republic, Mr. Greene brings with him over 15 years of experience across financial services sectors covering wealth and investment management, insurance, depositories, specialty finance, and FinTech.

Mr. Greene has held Vice President positions at Berkshire Capital Securities, a global specialist investment bank serving the financial services industry, and at Evercore, a premier global investment bank advising on M&A, strategic shareholder advisory, restructurings, and capital structure.

Mr. Greene holds an MBA from Duke University and a BA from Tufts University.


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People

Blake Cargill

- Vice President -

Blake Cargill is a Vice President of Republic Capital Group.  Previous to joining Republic Capital Group, Mr. Cargill was an Investment Banking Analyst with Canaccord Genuity the global capital markets division of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. offering institutional and corporate clients idea-driven investment banking, advisory, research, sales and trading services from offices in 10 countries worldwide.  Mr. Cargill performed analysis and assisted in the execution of capital markets financing solutions including equity and debt offerings for companies, advised clients on business valuation, negotiation, pricing and structuring of transactions for mergers and acquisitions.  Mr. Cargill also served as a Credit Analyst in the Officer Development Program of Amegy Bank of Texas where he applied finance and accounting skills to assess business and credit risk while working with high-level bank leadership.  

Mr. Cargill graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration.


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People

Ryan Spaulding

- Associate -

Ryan Spaulding is an Associate of Republic Capital Group. Previous to joining Republic Capital Group, Mr. Spaulding was a Business Valuation Financial Analyst with The Hancock Firm, a firm providing independent advisory services for business acquisitions, business valuations, and intangible asset valuations. Mr. Spaulding conducted M&A due diligence, quality of earnings analysis, and gained significant experience in purchase price allocations and asset sales. Mr. Spaulding also served as a Financial Analyst with Lummis Consulting Services where he applied finance and accounting skills while gaining extensive knowledge of project management, financial modeling, corporate capital structure, and business valuation techniques. Mr. Spaulding also served as an Investment Strategy Intern with LPL Financial.

Mr. Spaulding graduated Cum Laude from Marist College with a Bachelor of Science in Finance while playing football and is currently pursuing his MBA from Texas A&M University.




OUR PLATFORM

Our Broader Platform Through Our Broker Dealer

  • Over 150 years of investment banking experience
  • Nationwide footprint of over 50 Registered Representatives
  • Significant financial services expertise among our executives