William E. Tucker, Partner

Bill Tucker is the Co-Founding Partner of TMO. Mr. Tucker managed numerous practices within the global investment banking community. Immediately prior to founding TMO, he was the Managing Director of the Atlanta M&A group and the U.S. Financial Institutions Investment Banking operations of Ernst & Young Corporate Finance, LLC. His practice focused upon M&A execution and capital advisory for domestic and international financial services institutions. Before joining E&Y, Mr. Tucker was the Managing Director and head of Arthur Andersen’s Global Corporate Finance, North American Financial Institutions Investment Banking. Prior to joining the Big 5, Mr. Tucker was a Senior Vice President in Wachovia Capital Markets, managing the institution’s Financial Services and Large Corporate Investment Banking activities. Bill began his investment-banking career in the Regional Institutional Fixed Income Group at the Robinson-Humphrey Company.

Bill is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN with BA Honors in Liberal Arts and holds an MBA, from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Durham, NC, and has completed advanced executive education at the Eurasia Center INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.