Johnny Conklin


“ASC has a culture of winning and having fun, which is a product of hard work and great people collaborating. ASC's culture is contagious and when combined with the vision of an entrepreneur, delivers powerful results.”

Mr. Conklin leads the firm's deal sourcing team and business development strategy for new platforms and add-on acquisitions.  In his role, Johnny collaborates with investment and operating partners, as well as portfolio company management teams on investment execution and strategic growth priorities.

Prior to joining Atlantic Street, Johnny was a Managing Director and member of the Executive Leadership Committee at BlackArch Partners, a boutique M&A advisory firm serving the middle market.  He built and led the firm's Services practice which encompassed consumer, business, and software/technology clients. Prior to BlackArch Partners, Johnny worked for two real estate private equity funds in Trinity Capital Partners and Columbus Nova.  In each case, he invested equity in the real estate of middle market companies via sale-leaseback and alternative debt financing transactions. Prior to his real estate experience, Johnny worked at Edgeview Partners, a boutique M&A advisory firm the middle market, and at Raymond James, a full-service investment bank in the firm's Healthcare practice.

Johnny holds an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School and a B.S. in Management with certificates of concentration in Accounting, Economics and Finance from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).