Muhammad Azfar is CEO and Managing Partner at Auctus Capital Partners, overseeing investment banking activities and the strategic direction of the firm. In the last decade, he has been directly involved in more than fifty financing and M&A assignments totaling over $1 Billion across a range of industry sectors including technology, healthcare and industrials. Prior to Auctus, he served as managing director and partner at MSC Advisors, held vice president and director positions at Houlihan Smith & Company, and analyst positions with Advisory and Intermediary Services, LLC. Muhammad has been quoted in national business news and global financial media for subject matter expertise and received numerous awards for outstanding achievement. He is a FINRA-registered investment banking representative and holds series 79, 82, 63 securities licenses, as well as series 24 general securities principal. He also serves as the CEO and Chief Compliance Officer for Auctus Securites, LLC, a FINRA member broker-dealer. Muhammad is a graduate of Harvard Business School, a founding member of the Chicago chapter of Exit Planning Exchange (XPX), and active member of Chicago based non-profits supporting underprivileged and inner-city youth.