Bobby Petska is a Vice President at McNally Capital, where he focuses on evaluating and executing direct private equity investments and supporting McNally's Merchant Banking efforts.
Previously, Bobby was an Investment Banking Associate at William Blair & Company, focusing on mergers and acquisitions in the infrastructure services, commercial services, and diversified industrials sectors. Prior to joining William Blair, he served as a Senior Engineer for Alta Vista Solutions, a transportation infrastructure-focused civil engineering firm in the California Bay Area.
Bobby began his career as an Officer in the U.S. Army, completing two combat deployments to Baghdad, Iraq while serving as a Combat Engineer Platoon Leader and Task Force Engineer.
He holds an MBA from the UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business, and a BS in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is also a registered Professional Engineer in California and Illinois.
Bobby resides in Elmhurst, IL with his wife Rachel and two young children. He is an avid sports fan who was once lucky enough to throw out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game, and loves spending time outdoors with his family.