Mr. Dockery has more than 23 years' experience advising clients on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions, with extensive experience in the industrial, building products, business services, and distribution sectors. Mr. Dockery is co-head of the firm's Industrial team and also leads the Building Products practice at Fidus. Prior to joining Fidus in 2006, Mr. Dockery served as Managing Director and head of Building Products Investment Banking at Wachovia Securities. Previously, Mr. Dockery was a Managing Director in the mergers and acquisitions group at Wachovia Securities and an officer with its predecessor, Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co. Mr. Dockery also served as a corporate M&A attorney for five years with Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. Mr. Dockery earned a bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, from Davidson College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and valedictorian, and received a J.D. degree from Yale Law School, where he was Managing Editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review.