William has over twenty-five years of transaction execution experience in investment banking and is a co-founder of W. Y. Campbell & Company. During his career, Mr. McKinley has completed more than one hundred middle-market advisory engagements for such diverse purposes as sell-side/buy-side representation, capital structure planning, and debt/equity private placement. He has also been retained to advise several foreign corporations and families on investing in the United States.
Prior to co-founding W. Y. Campbell & Company, Mr. McKinley was an executive with First of Michigan Corporation’s investment banking group where he advised a wide variety of middle-market and Fortune 500 clients on mergers, acquisitions, capital transactions and debt restructurings.
Mr. McKinley received a BS from Babson College and received an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He is an accomplished sailor and has competed in dozens of Great Lakes sailing competitions. In 2004, he captained his sloop, Denali, to a first-in-class and overall first place in the prestigious Bacardi Port Huron to Mackinac Regatta.