Gina Cocking

Managing Director, Colonnade Securities LLC

Gina Cocking serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Colonnade Advisors, a leading investment bank with a focus on M&A in the automotive services and consumer finance sectors. Gina began her career in investment banking at Kidder Peabody and later, J.P. Morgan & Co. In addition to her extensive investment banking experience, Gina was the Chief Financial Officer for several companies: Discover Bank, a $29 billion depository institution and a division of Discover Financial Services; Cobalt Finance, a Class 8 truck finance company; and Healthcare Laundry Systems, a private-equity backed company for which she oversaw the successful sale to a strategic acquirer. Gina received her AB in Economics with Honors and MBA from the University of Chicago.