Our Team

Our professional team has over one hundred years of combined experience in the investment banking industry, and the average tenure with The Orr Group is fifteen years. With our collective expertise and experience as well as our team approach, we are able to provide our clients with senior level attention in every transaction.

 

L. Glenn Orr, Jr.
Chairman, Orr Holdings, LLC

Glenn Orr is the former Chairman and CEO of Southern National Corporation, an $8 billion bank holding company located in North Carolina. Mr. Orr has been involved in over seventy-five merger transactions during his career, including the 1995 merger of equals between Southern National Corporation and BB&T. At that time, it was the largest in-state merger in North Carolina history. The Southern National and BB&T transaction was also selected by SNL Securities as one of the top ten bank mergers of the 1990’s in the United States.

 
Laney Orr
Managing Director

E-mail:  lorr@theorrgroup.com

Laney Orr provides The Orr Group’s clients with a combination of M&A, finance and real estate expertise. Mr. Orr has successfully completed merger, acquisition and financing transactions for clients in a wide variety of industries over the past twenty years. Prior to co-founding The Orr Group, Mr. Orr served in NationsBank’s Corporate Lending Group where his client base consisted of middle market companies throughout the Carolinas. Mr. Orr’s experience also includes working with Highwoods Properties, one of the Southeast’s largest commercial REITS. Laney holds an undergraduate degree from the UNC-Chapel Hill.

 
Alex B. Smith, CFA
Managing Director

E-mail:  asmith@theorrgroup.com

Alex Smith has completed M&A assignments, financial valuations and strategic analyses for clients in a variety of industries. With more than fifteen years of investment banking experience at The Orr Group, Mr. Smith brings a wide variety of investment banking expertise to each client. Prior to joining The Orr Group, Mr. Smith gained significant capital markets experience within the Merrill Lynch Private Client Group and with BankBoston Corporation. Mr. Smith holds an undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and is a CFA charter holder.

 
Drew Cannon, CFA
Managing Director

E-mail:  dcannon@theorrgroup.com

Drew Cannon has more than a decade of investment banking experience and has completed M&A assignments, financial valuations and strategic analyses for clients in a variety of industries while with The Orr Group. Mr. Cannon received his MBA at the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University with a concentration in finance. He attended Wake Forest as a Dean’s Scholar and graduated with multiple honors including the Babcock Award for scholastic performance and leadership and the Stephen B. Tips Award for outstanding character. Mr. Cannon holds an undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and is a CFA charterholder.

 
Carlie Stubbs
Director of Marketing

E-mail:  cstubbs@theorrgroup.com

Carlie Stubbs joined The Orr Group in October 2015. She has over a decade of private equity and investment banking experience. Her last position was as Investment Manager for private investments at Duke Management Company, Inc., the investment management organization for Duke University’s endowment. Prior to DUMAC, Mrs. Stubbs was an associate at Bear Stearns Merchant Banking Partners, a $1.5 billion private equity firm in New York. She began her career at First Union Securities in 1995 in corporate banking and asset securitization. Mrs. Stubbs received her MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with concentrations in finance and accounting. She holds an undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill.

 
Judy P. Bullard
Managing Director

E-mail:  jbullard@theorrgroup.com

Judy Bullard has more than twenty years of investment banking experience. Mrs. Bullard has a deep understanding of the industries served by The Orr Group and provides significant investment banking expertise. Prior to co-founding The Orr Group, Mrs. Bullard was with Southern National Corporation, an $8 billion bank holding company where she gained vast knowledge in a number of diverse positions. Mrs. Bullard was involved in most all of Southern National’s acquisitions including the merger of equals with BB&T.

 
Tammy Hinkle
Operations Manager

E-mail:  thinkle@theorrgroup.com

Tammy Hinkle has more than twenty years of experience with The Orr Group and has extensive experience in supporting M&A and financing transactions as well as coordinating workflow and timelines for due diligence and closings. Prior to joining The Orr Group, Mrs. Hinkle was an executive administrative assistant with BB&T.