Daily News: July 3, 2019

Veteran Banker Herrell Joins D.A. Davidson


Bill Herrell has joined the D.A. Davidson’s financial institutions group investment banking team as managing director in Atlanta.

Herrell will be responsible for leading and expanding the firm’s footprint in the Southeast, and advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions and other strategic advisory assignments.

Herrell brings more than 20 years of investment banking experience covering financial institutions. Prior to joining D.A. Davidson, he served as principal and co-founder of The Burke Group, and was a managing director in the financial institutions group banking practice at Morgan Keegan, which was acquired by Raymond James. Herrell also held positions at FSI Capital, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, and Bank of America, formally known as NationsBank.

“We continue to attract high-performing professionals like Bill Herrell as we work to expand our national financial institutions practice,” said Rory McKinney, head of investment banking at D.A. Davidson. “Bill’s breadth of experience and industry expertise will be a vital part of the continued expansion of our investment banking footprint and will deepen relationships with clients across the Southeast.”

D.A. Davidson’s financial institutions group has approximately 50 capital markets professionals across the U.S. dedicated to providing investment banking and capital markets expertise.