Paul Hindsley

Paul Hindsley, M.

Managing Director & Partner
William Blair & Company
Director Since 2019

Mr. Hindsley received a bachelor’s degree in Management Science from Duke University in 1981 and earned a Master of Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University in 1986. He began his career at Harris Trust and Savings Bank and served as Vice President, Commercial Banking from 1981 to 1989. From 1989 to 1997, Mr. Hindsley was Director of Investment Banking at BMO Capital Markets. He joined William Blair & Company in 1997 and is currently Managing Director and Partner, Investment Banking, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and equity and debt financing transactions.

Mr. Hindsley’s individual qualifications include his financial expertise and extensive experience in public and private mergers and acquisitions and equity and debt financing transactions, having closed over 300 transactions for a wide range of consumer and industrial-focused clients. From his experience, he brings to the Board a strong financial perspective on the consumer products and packaging industries. In addition, Mr. Hindsley is an “audit committee financial expert” within the meaning of SEC rules.