HEAD OF INVESTMENT BANKING, D.A. DAVIDSON & CO
WHY: Leads business unit that provides financial advisory and capital markets expertise, with over 90 professionals in 10 offices throughout U.S. Joined in 2007, has successfully advised numerous public and private companies on over 100 merger and acquisition and capital raising assignments. Works in Costa Mesa.
RECENT: Firm continuing its expansion of diversified industrials sector investment banking, with key hires over the summer.
NOTABLE: Newport Beach resident, previously managed the West Coast office of Hovde Financial, an investment banking firm exclusively focused on financial institutions. Finance degree from DePaul University.