Managing Director, ExWorks Capital
Luke LaHaie has over nine years of professional experience, which includes commercial lending, transaction advisory, audit, tax, and lender services. At ExWorks, Luke participates in all facets of the business including portfolio management, credit analysis/underwriting, investment committee presentation, investor relations and new business development.
Prior to ExWorks, Luke was focused on transaction advisory and lender services at both RedRidge Due Diligence Services and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He has led multi-man quality of earnings and lender service engagements in various sectors including healthcare, specialty finance, manufacturing and professional services with deal sizes ranging from $1 million to $500 million purchase price/credit facility.
Luke’s diverse experience has provided him with a broad understanding of not only assessing collateral and cash flows of a business, but also insight into optimal credit structure and debt levels a company can withstand.
Prior to joining ExWorks, Luke worked on M&A deals at both RedRidge Due Diligence Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in their financial due diligence practices, participating on both buy-side and sell-side engagements. Additionally, Luke began his career at Ernst & Young LLP where he developed deep financial statement knowledge in both the audit and tax practices.
Luke holds a master’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Michigan State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant registered in both Illinois and Michigan. Additionally, Luke is a CFA® Charterholder.