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Suzanne Shank

Chairwoman, CEO and Co-founder, Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co. LLC

Suzanne Shank is chairwoman, CEO and co-founder of Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co. LLC. During her tenure as CEO, the firm has grown from a startup investment banking company in 1996 to one which has participated in more than $2 trillion in municipal bond, corporate bond and equity transactions.

A 30-year veteran of the financial services industry, Shank has positioned the firm to hold the distinction of being the top ranked minority and woman-owned municipal bond underwriter for 18 consecutive years and the first to rank in the top 10 among all firms as lead manager. As CEO, Shank develops strategies for new business growth nationally and manages financial, operational and regulatory aspects of the firm.

Shank was recognized by U.S. Banker Magazine as one of the “Top 25 Women in Finance” and by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the “50 Most Influential Black Women in Business.” She is a leading financial services industry advocate highly active in various industry and civic organizations, including the Skillman Foundation and Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.