Doeren Mayhew has announced the appointment of David Milkes, CPA, CFA as the director of mergers and acquisitions, and strategic services in its financial institutions group.
It revealed Milkes is set to lead the mergers and acquisitions team, developing the practice and managing relationships with the firm’s credit union, community bank, CUSO, broker dealer and other related financial institution clients.
Milkes has nearly 15 years of merger and acquisition, and strategic advisory experience, and according to the firm, a “successful” track record providing value-driven advice, strategic planning and transactional services in the financial and investment management industries.
Prior to joining Doeren Mayhew, Milkes was an investment banker with Colchester Partners for nearly a decade providing strategic advice to financial institutions and investment management organizations.
Earlier career endeavors included time in public accounting with Ernst and Young and hedge fund services with JP Morgan.
John Murnane, CPA, shareholder and practice leader, said: “As a leader in our Financial Institutions Group, David will offer a wealth of knowledge and added value to our clients throughout the merger and acquisition process, as well as the strategic planning process.
“He is a highly trained and technical professional that will play an integral role in the practice’s success.”