Based in our Washington DC office, Justin leads the firm's Education practice in the United States, leveraging over 25 years' investment banking experience primarily in the Education, TMT. and Healthcare sectors.

Previous positions have included roles with Merrill Lynch & Co. and Bear Stearns & Co., both based in New York.

Justin earned both his B.S. and M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Justin says: “I strive to optimize every client outcome by delivering consistent senior-level attention, tenacity, execution excellence, and deep sector knowledge.”

Client testimonial: “When we were assessing investment bankers, it was clear that [DC Advisory] was the right partner for us…and we were correct! Their understanding of the education space, intimate knowledge of both private equity and strategic acquirers, and the manner in which they managed the process make Justin Balciunas and his team an unrivalled team in investment banking.” Ron Chase, CEO, Frog Street

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