John R. Tilson

Managing Director at Brown Gibbons Lang & Company

John Tilson is a Managing Director and member of the Executive Committee. He leads BGL’s investment banking activities in the Consumer group and is an industry leader in eCommerce investment banking.

John’s extensive transaction experience of over 25 years encompasses a long track record of mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and strategic assignments for outdoor enthusiast, active lifestyle, and other branded consumer platforms, with particular emphasis on eCommerce (DTC & B2B).

Prior to joining BGL, John was a managing director in the Investment Banking Group at Banc One Capital Markets and its preceding organizations in Chicago and Detroit, now part of JPMorgan Chase.



  • Managing Director

    Current role