The Team

David Hill

David is a proven executive leader, adept in mergers and acquisitions, buy-side and sell-side representation, valuation, corporate finance, capital raise, debt placement, opportunity assessment, and exit strategy execution.

Prior to joining Mariner Capital Advisors, David led the investment banking practice at Triple A Partners, LLC. David was also the co-Founder and CEO of BancAssets, LLC, offering senior loans syndicated through a national network of community financial institutions. Previously, he was Managing Director at Innovation Capital, as well as Managing Director for the Corporate Advisory Services Group at Monroe Moxness Berg, P.A., serving clients across the restaurant, hospitality, automotive, healthcare, retail, and consumer goods industries. Additionally, David served as advisor and Managing Director for a multi-billion dollar family office, investing in real estate, hospitals, medical services, automobile dealerships, telecommunications infrastructure, entertainment, and software technology.

David is a corporate finance expert, having advised on transactions in the middle-market aggregating over $4 billion. David has also held corporate finance positions with Dell, Applied Materials, and Micro-Media Solutions. He owned and operated multi-unit franchise restaurant operations. Early in his career, David led mergers and acquisitions due diligence and the integration of acquired bank operations and loan products for Bank of America.

David earned a Bachelor of Science in International Trade and Economics from Texas Tech University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Economics from Baylor University. David serves as a volunteer for the WATCH D.O.G.S. program, an initiative focused on providing positive male role models to students to enhance security and reducing bullying in schools. Additionally, David served as a Children's leader for the Bible Study Fellowship organization and is an experienced Bible fellowship teacher and leader in his local church.

David holds the following FINRA securities licenses: Series 79 and Series 63.