Himal serves as CFO for Braviant Holdings, a $100 million revenue fintech platform in Chicago. He helps lead company strategy, capital markets activities, and oversees the finance, accounting, and corporate governance functions. 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 in San Francisco with $1.5 billion under management. 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 $250 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.