We are pleased to announce the recent additions of Alain Nono and Kari O'Brien to the WHA team. Alain is a Director in the firm's accelerating Financial Technology practice. He was previously with William Blair where he spent the last seven years advising clients across the FinTech sector on M&A and capital raising transactions. In addition to an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Alain holds engineering degrees from Politecnico di Torino and the University of Maryland.
Kari is a Vice President in WHA's rapidly growing Healthcare practice. She joined from FocalPoint Partners, bringing significant healthcare-focused investment banking expertise and relationships. Kari holds an undergraduate degree from American University and earned her MBA from University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.
"These actions continue our significant talent additions in 2020 as we enhance our platform and expand its reach across the converging health, wealth, insurance and fintech sectors," said James Anderson, CEO of Waller Helms Advisors. In addition, WHA welcomes Brendan Kenny and Zachary Atiyeh as investment banking analysts.