Our Team

CFA-Houston is dedicated to the team approach to transactions. By engaging our team, you get more than a deal-maker, you get the full resources of our team. A senior deal-maker is on every deal team.

George Walden
George brings over twenty years of experience as a middle-market investment banker to CFA. Raised in the plastics industry, George has completed countless transactions in the machining and energy manufacturing space.
Read more about George…
Matt Register
Matt brings a strong operations, turn around, and manufacturing background to CFA. He has a BS from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from Rice University in Houston.
Read more about Matt…
Jim Gerberman
Jim joined CFA in 2010 with a strong background in operations, turn-arounds, and M&A. He has a BS from the US Military Academy at West Point, an MBA from Saint Edward’s University in Austin, and a Ph.D from the University of Texas at Austin.
Read more about Jim…
Cynthia Doerr
Cynthia provides nearly twenty-five years of healthcare experience to CFA, with a background in both clinical medicine and healthcare venture investing. She holds a BS from the University of Nebraska, and an MD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Read more about Cynthia…
Nikhil Baliga
Nikhil joined CFA’s Houston office as an Analyst in February 2012. He graduated with a double major Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Biology from Houston Baptist University and a Master of Finance degree from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business.
Read more about Nikhil…

In addition to the Houston office, CFA has 40 offices in 14 countries.