Mr. Burchfield leads the energy and infrastructure investment banking and project finance efforts at Drexel Hamilton.  Mr. Burchfield oversees the firm’s advisory practice in the power, energy, and infrastructure sectors, which includes M&A advisory as well as equity and debt placement advisory services.

Prior to joining Drexel Hamilton last year, Mr. Burchfield was a Managing Director at Whitehall and Company, where he raised over $6 billion in project equity and debt to finance the construction and acquisition of several combined cycle power generation facilities, transmission assets, and renewable energy projects.  Mr. Burchfield was the lead banker for the Carroll County, Cricket Valley, Middletown, King’s Mountain, and Lordstown capital raises, which all are either operating or under construction.   Previously, Mr. Burchfield was an originator in WestLB’s Global Energy Group where he led the financing for over $3.5 billion in project financings in the conventional power, renewable power, oil & gas midstream, and  renewable energy sector.

Previously, Mr. Burchfield was a Captain in the US Army in the Engineering Corps.  He served as a combat heavy engineer Platoon Leader as well as multiple staff positions.  Mr. Burchfield holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy (West Point) and an MBA from Cornell University.  He also earned his Professional Engineering License (P.E.) in Civil Engineering.


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