Ep. 46 — Unlocking Investment Banking for Your Business with Bill Conway

by | May 28, 2024

Welcome to the “Show Me The Way” podcast with David Seitter

In this episode of “Show Me The Way,” Dave sits down with Bill Conway, Managing Director at RubinBrown Corporate Finance, to sheds light on the intricacies of investment banking, the role it plays in business transactions, and the value it brings to clients seeking financial advice and strategic guidance.

Ep. 46 — Unlocking Investment Banking for Your Business with Bill Conway


Dave introduces Bill Conway, a seasoned professional with nearly 30 years of experience in the investment banking realm. Hailing from Kansas City, Bill shares insights into his career journey, highlighting his passion for helping clients navigate the complex world of mergers, acquisitions, and capital raising. His extensive knowledge and strategic approach to investment banking make him a sought-after advisor in the industry.

The Role of an Investment Banker

As the conversation progresses, Dave delves into the core question of what exactly an investment banker brings to the table. Bill eloquently explains that investment banking serves as a financial advisory service that facilitates transactions between buyers and sellers in the marketplace. Beyond numbers and deals, investment bankers offer strategic guidance, capital market expertise, and years of experience to help clients achieve their financial goals.

Challenges and Strategies in Investment Banking

Throughout the discussion, Bill shares valuable insights into the challenges faced in the investment banking world. From deal fatigue to the importance of thorough due diligence, he emphasizes the critical role of time and expertise in closing successful transactions. By examining real-world scenarios and offering strategic advice, Bill provides a comprehensive view of the nuances involved in the investment banking process.

Success Stories and Future Outlook

Reflecting on his career, Bill shares that the ultimate satisfaction in investment banking comes from delivering successful outcomes for clients. While monetary success is a factor, the true measure of achievement lies in helping clients achieve their goals and set the stage for future growth and success. By fostering strong relationships and offering tailored advice, investment bankers like Bill contribute to the long-term success of businesses and individuals.

Finding a Trusted Advisor

Dave and Bill underscore the importance of hiring a trusted advisor in the complex world of investment banking. By seeking independent expertise, staying focused on strategic objectives, and fostering open communication, clients can navigate the intricacies of financial transactions with confidence and clarity.


Bill Conway offers a rare glimpse into the world of investment banking, highlighting the strategic thinking, expertise, and dedication required to succeed in this dynamic field. As businesses continue to evolve and seek growth opportunities, the role of investment bankers as trusted advisors remains paramount in guiding clients towards financial success and strategic growth.


To reach out to Bill visit https://www.rubinbrowncf.com/ or find him on LinkedIn



To reach out to Dave for advice or consultation, please visit www.davidseitter.com or email him at dseitter@spencerfane.com



This podcast is provided for educational purposes. It does not constitute legal advice and is not intended to establish an attorney-client relationship. The recommendations contained in this podcast are not necessarily appropriate for every individual or business. In determining the best course of action, business owners should consult with an attorney on their distinct circumstances.