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Cherie Homa

Managing Director

Ms. Homa is a Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at HighBank Advisors LLC. Ms. Homa possesses over 25 years of executive leadership and transactional experience serving a broad range of industries. Ms. Homa’s expertise covers the full range of transactional services including, but not limited to, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financings, and restructurings. Ms. Homa is nationally recognised for her expertise of advising privately-held businesses on their strategic alternatives and representing those companies in a sale process.

Prior to joining HighBank, Ms. Homa was a Managing Director at KPMG Corporate Finance LLC, a leading middle market investment bank. At KPMG Corporate Finance, Ms. Homa held various executive leadership positions such as the Head of Investment Banking and Head of the Technology, Media and Services (TMS) team. Within her role as the Head of the TMS team, Ms. Homa has acquired substantial experience advising technology, service and technology-enabled services companies. Ms. Homa has advised on middle market transactions ranging up to $500 mm that represent over a billion dollars of closed transaction value.

Ms. Homa is a regular speaker at industry and M&A conferences on topics such as: the state of the M&A market, preparing a business for sale and maximizing value in a sales process. Ms. Homa earned an M.B.A. from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, College Park and a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University.

Certifications and Memberships:

  • Investment Banking Representative (Series 79)
  • General Securities Representative (Series 7)
  • Registered Principal (Series 24)
  • Securities Agent (Series 63)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder
  • Certified Public Accountant; Member AICPA