Collier McRae

Managing Director

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Collier joined VRA in 2013. He brings both middle-market and Wall Street investment banking experience to the firm, having advised clients ranging from founder and family-owned businesses to leading private equity firms and publicly-traded corporations. Collier’s background in both investment banking and corporate law provides VRA clients with a uniquely comprehensive skill set covering every facet of M&A and capital raising transactions.  

Collier started his career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Solomon Partners in New York City, where he advised industry-leading clients on capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and capital structure alternatives.

Prior to his investment banking career, Collier worked as a summer associate at various corporate law firms, including King & Spalding and Paul Hastings, and taught elementary school through the DC Teaching Fellows Program in Washington, DC.

Collier received a BA from Washington and Lee University and a JD/MBA from the University of Georgia.

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Collier elevated and then exceeded my expectations twice — first to secure our private equity partner and again with our strategic sale. He was an early champion of me and my company, and we wouldn't be where we are today without his expert advice and guidance.

Matt Kossoff
Founder - The Retrofit Source