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Rebecca McGinley

Managing Director

Ms. McGinley is a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at HighBank Advisors LLC. In this capacity she has functional oversight of finance, administration, human resources, marketing and information technology.

Ms. McGinley has over 15 years of operations experience across a number of industries. She has significant expertise in developing extensive business processes, establishing policies and procedures, and leading the functional operations of a business to support strategic growth.

Prior to joining HighBank Advisors, Ms. McGinley was with Connections Education, an accredited provider of virtual education solutions for students in grades K–12. She served as the Senior Director of Operations for the newly established division, Connections Learning. During her tenure, the division’s institutional client base grew over ten-fold.

Before joining Connections Education, Ms. McGinley spent 11 years at KPMG Corporate Finance LLC, the majority of that time serving as Chief Operating Officer. She was instrumental in growing the firm at ~40% compounded annual growth rate while overseeing the opening of a half dozen offices and increasing headcount from approximately 30 to 100 professionals. In this role she was responsible for finance, marketing, human resources, and information technology. Early in her career at KPMG Corporate Finance Ms. McGinley spent several years in a client facing capacity on numerous M&A engagements and also worked in KPMG Corporate Finance’s London office serving on the International Business Development Team. 

Ms. McGinley earned an M.B.A. in Finance from The George Washington University and a B.A. in Theatre from American University.

Certifications and Memberships:

  • Investment Banking Representative (Series 79)
  • General Securities Representative (Series 7)
  • Registered Principal (Series 24)
  • Securities Agent (Series 63)