JUSTINE E. TOBIN
Founder and Managing Partner
Tobin & Company Investment Banking Group LLC
Justine Tobin offers clients over three decades of experience in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance and has led Tobin & Company since its founding. With extensive financial, analytical and deal making experience within bulge-bracket firms on Wall Street and one of the country’s largest banks, Justine provides advice, guidance and success to clients in planning and executing their financial strategies.
She is the founder and sole proprietor of Tobin & Company Investment Banking Group. She is also the founder and sole owner, through the parent company, of Tobin & Company Securities LLC, a broker/dealer licensed by FINRA.
Prior to founding Tobin & Company in February of 2001, Justine served clients at the premier firms of Goldman, Sachs & Company, Salomon Brothers Inc and Bank of America. Justine also led teams as a Managing Director at a boutique investment banking firm.
Justine has advised many Fortune 1000 companies on every aspect of their corporate financing and strategic activity. Highlights of Justine’s career include co-founding the High Yield Finance Group at Bank of America and serving as an instrumental member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Department of Salomon Brothers Inc. During her time at Salomon, Justine guided clients through a complex acquisition strategy of the nationalized telephone system of Venezuela, executed several initial public offerings and secondary equity offerings and completed financings in the high grade, high yield, bank-financing and convertible-debt markets. At Goldman, Sachs & Company, Justine was a member of the Credit Department, which has evolved into the most respected risk management group on Wall Street.
Justine earned her MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School in New York City. Justine also graduated with a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin with a double major in Finance and International Business and a minor in French. She holds the Series 28, 24, 7, 79, 99 and 63 securities license designations from FINRA.
Justine is an active volunteer and advocate. She was a founding board member of the Charlotte Regional Technology Executives Council, contributing her extensive deal-making experience and network in the information technology industry. Justine is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, Charlotte Chapter and has served as a judge for the ACG Cup both at the preliminary level as well as the regional finals. Justine has recently served as the chair of the Development Committee and a member of the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees for Oak Ridge Military Academy in Oak Ridge, North Carolina and recently served as a founding board member and the treasurer of the newly formed Columbia Alumni Association of the Carolinas. Justine is an avid participant in the sharing economy, through her contributions to FreeCycle and Couchsurfing and her eagerness to spend hard earned dollars with Lyft and VRBO. She serves as a mentor to dozens of young people, through both her business and her college sorority. She is a member of Women Executives in Charlotte. Justine’s current passions include riding her new bike, genealogy and early morning workouts.