Prior to joining United in 2017, Harralson was a managing director for Keefe, Bruyette and Woods. At KBW, Harralson was charged with rebuilding the firm’s Southeastern Bank Research effort after the events of September 11, 2001. He led KBW’s small and midsized bank research team and before his departure, he was associate director of research for the entire firm.
Harralson received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Washington & Lee University and his master’s degree in finance from Georgia State University. He is a native of Kentucky.