Michael Richter was previously a director with KPMG Corporate Finance LLC, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and strategic advisory assignments for financial institutions and asset management firms. In addition, Richter advised Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) on fund formation and equity financings, and banks and insurance companies on Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) related investments.

Prior to joining KPMG Corporate Finance, Richter was a partner and principal at St. Charles Capital, LLC, an independent investment bank that was acquired by KPMG in 2014.  At St. Charles, Richter focused on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings for financial institutions, asset management firms and SBICs.

From 2006 to 2013, Richter was a managing director at Commerce Street Capital, a boutique investment banking firm solely focused on Community Banks.

Richter is a frequent speaker at relevant industry conferences and has built a nationally recognized practice advising SBICs.

Richter earned a BSBA in Business Administration from Western Carolina University and is a 2013 graduate of GSBC.

Richter is also the co-founder of BeeMighty, a non-profit focused on providing medical equipment and therapy to premature babies with ongoing medical challenges.