McNeill Wester

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Coker Capital

McNeill Wester is a Managing Director with Coker Capital Advisors, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Securities, Inc. He brings over two decades of investment banking and legal experience to the firm. Prior to joining Coker Capital Advisors, Mr. Wester worked in investment banking with a focus on executing mergers and acquisitions for middle market companies at McColl Partners (now Deloitte Corporate Finance) and Fennebresque & Co. where he served as a Managing Director, General Counsel, and Founding Partner. He also practiced law at Moore & Van Allen, where he advised clients on corporate and securities matters. Prior to beginning his legal career, he was a Financial Analyst in the investment banking division of First Union Capital Markets (now Wells Fargo Securities).

Mr. Wester received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Juris Doctorate from the School of Law at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he served as an editor on the North Carolina Banking Journal.