Charles Hamilton is a Director in the Piper Sandler healthcare investment banking group and a senior partner of the medical technology team. Hamilton has 20 years of healthcare investment banking and capital markets experience, and has completed over 75 M&A and capital markets transactions on behalf of his medical technology clients at Piper Sandler. Hamilton joined Piper Sandler in 2008 from Thomson Financial, where he was a senior investor relations consultant to publicly traded companies. Previously, Hamilton was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade and an open outcry market maker for commodities options contracts. Earlier in his career, he conducted research in gene therapies for vascular disease at The University of Chicago Hospitals Section of Vascular Surgery. Hamilton graduated from The University of Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in cell and molecular biology, and received a Master of Business Administration with concentrations in analytic finance and accounting from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.