Mr. McKnight has over 35 years of experience in investment banking and institutional trading/sales, advising domestic municipalities, pension funds, insurance companies and foreign central banks. While still a partner at Vining Sparks, IBG (retired in 2015), a regional investment banking firm, he joined the partnership group in forming RREAF in 2010, where his primary focus is on business development and working with institutional capital partners and HNW/RIA investors. He also serves as lead partner in various RREAF-sponsored projects. Mr. McKnight has also been active in commercial real estate development through his family firm. He and his wife Beth live in Memphis, TN, where he manages the regional RREAF office and is active in many local community efforts. He has a daughter who lives in New York, and two sons, a daughter-in-law and a granddaughter in Memphis.