Bill Herrell is a Managing Director for the Investment Banking group, with more than 20 years of experience covering financial institutions. His broad background ranges from smaller, private capital raises to larger, structured products. Prior to joining D.A. Davidson, he served as Principal and Co-Founder of The Burke Group, LLC, and was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group banking practice at Morgan Keegan & Co., which was acquired by Raymond James. He also held positions at FSI Capital, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., and Bank of America, formally known as NationsBank.
Bill has served as an instructor for the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) in Washington, D.C., and as an expert witness on securities matters to the banking industry. He is also a frequent speaker at banking industry conferences on mergers and acquisitions, and private capital raising. Bill currently serves as a member of the Banking and Financial Services Program Advisory Committee at Eastern Kentucky University and previously served on the board of Burke Resolution Partners, LLC. He holds a master’s degree in finance from Boston College, and a bachelor’s degree in finance and insurance from Eastern Kentucky University. He currently resides in Atlanta with his wife Connie, also an EKU Alumnus. They have twin daughters Jordan and Katherine.