Himal is an expert at capital raising, investment structuring, and corporate governance. Prior to joining Braviant, Himal completed more than 50 debt, equity, and M&A transactions over ten years in both private equity and investment banking. Most recently, he served as the Senior Vice President of Private Equity and as an investment committee member at New Island Capital, an impact investment firm where he led investments in mission-driven businesses and helped portfolio companies grow. Previously, he worked for leading investment banking firms Credit Suisse, William Blair, and Livingstone Partners. Himal also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Millennium Bank, an Illinois-based community bank with over $200 million in assets. He received his B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.