Bill has been with Jon and Denny since late 2008 and is a co-founder of The Burke Group. He was most recently a Managing Director in the FIG banking practice at Morgan Keegan. He has worked at FSI Capital, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Bank of America (fka NationsBank) as well as spending six years in the insurance industry. While at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Bill conceptualized and led the bank trust preferred efforts resulting in $1.8 billion of private capital transactions in eighteen months for community banks. He has been a frequent speaker for the FFIEC in Washington, DC and served as an expert witness on the securities industry. He has spoken at various banking industry and state banking conferences on capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. Bill received a BBA in Finance and Insurance from Eastern Kentucky University and an MS in Finance from Boston College.