Banking Veteran And Technical Specialist, Ramón Ortega Appointed To Head Chicago Office

Banking Veteran and Technical Specialist, Ramón Ortega appointed to head Chicago Office

Banker and technical specialist, Ramón Ortega, has joined Siebert Cisneros Shank as Managing Director and head of the firm's Chicago office. Mr. Ortega, a 15-year banking veteran, brings a deep well of technical skills and quantitative experience to his new role, as the firm continues its focus on the Chicago and Midwest markets. He has extensive experience in fixed income and municipal finance, most recently serving as a Senior Vice President in the Municipal Finance Department at Samuel A. Ramirez & Co., and previously as a fixed-income banking associate at BMO Capital Markets, both in Chicago. Prior that, Mr. Ortega worked as a fixed income banking associate at UBS Investment Bank and RBC Capital Markets. His technical abilities and data-focused approach will be particularly valuable in the Midwest markets, including Chicago and Illinois, where solving credit challenges is an important component of serving clients. “The Chicago market is vitally important to our firm and the hiring of Ramón to head the office shows we can compete with anyone to bring the greatest value to our clients,” said CEO and Chairwoman Suzanne Shank.
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Suzanne Shank Honored At “2017 Black Girls Rock!”

Suzanne Shank honored at “2017 Black Girls Rock!”

Wall Street powerhouse Suzanne Shank was honored at the star-studded Black Girls Rock! 2017 Awards, the annual BET television network celebration of top African-American women in the fields of entertainment, finance, politics and more, which will air August 22nd. Ms. Shank was presented with the "2017 Shot Caller Award" by actor Wood Harris at the August 5th ceremony at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. She was recognized as an accomplished pioneer in the world of finance and a role model for African-American women and girls throughout the country.
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SCS Summer Interns Spend Day At NYSE

SCS Summer Interns spend day at NYSE

Siebert Cisneros Shank is pleased to be currently hosting the largest class of “Summer Analyst Interns” in the Firm’s history. In June and July, SCS welcomed ten such Summer Analysts, comprised of six college students, a graduate student, and three high school students. In addition to spending time learning and working, interns benefited from New York City as a cultural and educational resource. In early August the NYC-based interns made a trip to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange where SCS staff and interns met with Designated Market Markers (“DMMs”), had an opportunity to see the intricacies of the DMMs’ trading systems, and learn about the day-to-day operations of the world’s largest and most important equity market.
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