Todd J. Carter

Managing Director and Director at Houlihan Lokey

Todd J. Carter is a Managing Director and Director of Global Technology at Houlihan Lokey. For more than two decades, he has advised on over 1,000 mergers and acquisitions, financings, takeover defenses, leveraged buyouts, divestures, leveraged recapitalizations, joint ventures, stock buybacks, and restructurings. Mr. Carter is based in the firm's San Francisco office. Previously, Mr. Carter was Co-CEO and Co-Founder of GCA Advisors, which was acquired by Houlihan Lokey in 2021. Additionally, he served as a board member and a member of executive management at GCA Corporation. Mr. Carter was also Chairman, President, and CEO of both Savvian and Perseus Group, predecessors of GCA Advisors. Before that, he was President of Robertson Stephens, a global investment banking and asset management firm, and served on the board of directors. Prior to his role as President, Mr. Carter held several positions at Robertson Stephens, including Head of Global Corporate and Investment Banking, a division that generated more than $1 billion in annual revenue during his tenure. He also served as Head of Global Technology Investment Banking and Head of Global Mergers & Acquisitions. Earlier in his career, Mr. Carter was employed by McKinsey & Company. Mr. Carter has served since 2016 on the Board of Directors of Modivcare Inc. (Nasdaq: MODV), a technology-enabled healthcare services company, Mr. Carter graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from the University of Texas and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.


  • Managing Director and Director

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