Michelle Moreno

Michelle Moreno, CFA

Managing Director | Hilco Corporate Finance


Ms Moreno has over 25 years of investment banking experience for public and private companies at various lifecycle stages, from emerging growth through global leaders.  Her transaction experience encompasses public and private equity and debt, sell side and buy side mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and refinancing, and strategic advisory She focuses in the Business and Consumer Services sectors and related technologies, including HR, Fintech, processing automation and outsourcing, education, healthcare, marketing, behavioral health, special needs populations, eCommerce, and retail.

Prior to joining Hilco Global, Ms Moreno led Services investment banking at Dresner Partners in the middle market.  Previously, Ms. Moreno led Business Services and Applied Technologies investment banking at First Analysis focusing on growth companies, led Packaging investment banking at CIBC World Markets, and covered general industries (including financial institutions) at UBS.

Ms Moreno is active in selected civic and community organizations  She is a member of the Chicago Finance Exchange, former chair of the Global Investment Research Challenge at CFA Chicago, member of the CFA Institute, former chair of the Economics Development Council at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, and former chair of the Audit Committee and former councilwoman of the City of Lake Forest.

She has a B.A. in Economics and French, with minors in Finance and Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and an M.B.A. in Investments from California State University Fullerton. She is a CFA charter holder. Married, Ms. Moreno is fluent in Venezuelan Spanish and understands French and Italian.