William Bonner, CFA
President, Heyford Group
Expertise: Alternatives, Business Development
Experience: 25 years
Bill Bonner is the President of Heyford Group, a Veteran Owned private placement agent assisting best in class alternative investment managers and start-up companies with business development.
Prior to Founding Heyford Group, Mr. Bonner was a Partner with Oakpoint Advisors and a senior member of the Capital Team. He raised significant capital for private equity style funds and hedge funds over four years. Mr. Bonner worked with Axiom Investors for two years as Vice President, Marketing before joining Oakpoint. Prior to Axiom, Mr. Bonner was a Managing Director with HomeField Capital, a long/short equity fund founded by key principals with Perry Capital. He worked on the Investment Team and was Head of Business Development. Mr. Bonner began his career in finance with JPMorgan Securities in New York and he held roles in both fixed income trading and equity sales trading over thirteen years.
Mr. Bonner is a CFA charterholder and holds SIE, Series 7 and 63 FINRA licenses.
Education and Service
Before embarking on a career in Finance, Bill was a Captain and fighter pilot in the United States Air Force. He flew F-111s with the 55th Tactical Fighter Squadron, RAF Upper Heyford, England between 1989-1992. Mr. Bonner graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.