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Gina Cocking

Gina Cocking

Managing Director
Colonnade Securities LLC

Gina Cocking is a managing director at Colonnade Advisors, an investment banking firm that specializes in merger and acquisition advisory services for clients in financial services. The firm has advised on nine transactions in the F&I industry.

Cocking began her career in investment banking at Kidder Peabody, was an analyst at Madison Dearborn Partners and an associate at J.P. Morgan & Co. She was a vice president at Colonnade Advisors from 1999 to 2003. Cocking left Colonnade to gain operating experience as the chief financial officer of Cobalt Finance, a specialty finance company and Healthcare Laundry Systems, a private-equity backed company for which she oversaw the successful sale to a strategic acquirer. Cocking served as the line of business CFO for Consumer Banking and Lending at Discover Financial Services. She received her BA in Economics and MBA from the University of Chicago. Additionally, Cocking holds the Series 24, 28, 79, and 99 securities licenses.

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