Merritt is an Associate at Vermillion Capital, a boutique investment bank in Minneapolis. Prior to his current role, he was an investment banker at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in New York. Merritt grew up in the Twin Cities area and received his B.A. in History at Colgate University. He is a lifelong tennis player and his other interests include paddle tennis, golf, reading, and spending time with both family and friends.