Meet the Slane Hill Team

John Sweeney

Managing Director

Prior to launching Slane Hill Capital, Mr. Sweeney was a Managing Director at Baird Business Owner Solutions, a lower middle market M&A services firm based  in Louisville, Kentucky. Prior to Baird, Mr. Sweeney was Managing Director at Hilliard Lyons Investment Banking, also in Louisville, focusing on middle-market M&A, and private capital raising.  Mr. Sweeney had rejoined Hilliard Lyons in 2010, after four years as a Principal-owner with bCatalyst Advisors, a middle-market M&A boutique based in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Prior to moving to Louisville, Mr. Sweeney spent two years as a partner with Southern Capital Corporation, a Richmond, Virginia-based middle-market private equity firm. Mr. Sweeney also worked in the New York-based Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Morgan Stanley Investment Banking, and in the FIG-Insurance Group at CS First Boston.

Mr. Sweeney received his MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, and his BA from Amherst College.


Harrison Sweeney


A recent addition to the Slane Hill Team, Harrison has a background in market research and analysis. He previously worked as an analyst and writer for LikeFolio, a boutique financial data provider specializing in consumer insights.

Prior to Likefolio, Harrison studied Economics at the University of DePauw. He is a Louisville native.