Based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, Franklin is a Managing Director at DCS Advisory, where he co-founded and leads the firm’s Environment, Health & Safety group, as well as advising companies in the Business & Tech-Enabled Services sector. Previously, he founded and led the firm’s Sponsor Coverage practice.

Prior to joining DCS Advisory, Franklin spent eight years with Meriturn Partners, LLC, a private equity fund focused on the lower mid-market, where he was a principal and founding member. He has prior investment banking experience with Cowen & Company and Lehman Brothers, and began his career with Chase Manhattan Bank.

He currently serves as Director of the Josephine B. & Allen P. Green Foundation.

Franklin has an M.B.A. from The Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College and a B.A. degree in Economics from Kenyon College.