Charles Mills Business Development Managing Director


EducationB.S., United States Naval Academy
M.B.A., Harvard University

Prior ExperienceHoulihan Lokey
Macquarie Capital
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (now Truist Securities)
U.S. Navy

Charlie is a Managing Director for Business Development at H.I.G. Capital. He is responsible for identifying and pursuing new investment opportunities across H.I.G.’s funds.

Prior to joining H.I.G., Charlie had a successful 16 year Investment Banking career. He was a Managing Director at a number of leading middle market firms including: Houlihan Lokey, where he ran the firm’s southeast U.S. Investment Banking effort; Macquarie Capital, where he led the Diversified Manufacturing and Distribution practice group; and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, where he headed the firm’s Industrial group. Prior to his Investment Banking career, Charlie served as a Officer in the U.S. Navy. His service included roles as a Surface Warfare Office and Nuclear Engineer.

Charlie received his M.B.A. from Harvard University and a B.S. with distinction in Economics with Honors from the United States Naval Academy.