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Chief Operating Officer
Linda Matkowski joined Stern Brothers in 2017 and serves as Chief Operating Officer. Linda came from City Securities where as Executive Vice President of Fixed Income Capital Markets, she was responsible for the Fixed Income area of City Securities Corporation, including public finance, underwriting, institutional sales, retail and institutional trading (tax-exempt and taxable products), and municipal and corporate debt private placements. Previously Linda worked with Raymond James & Associates as Managing Director and Manager of the Midwest.
Linda has worked extensively with the Illinois State Board of Education on the development of policies and administrative regulations governing Illinois School Finance from 1999 to present and has written articles for association journals on governmental finance including debt issuance, referendum activities, long range financial activities and cash management and cash flow activities. She is also on the Leadership Council of Southwest Illinois.
Linda has been involved with a number of securities industry organizations including serving as the immediate past chair of SIFMA’s Municipal Executive Committee and as an Executive Board Member of the Bond Dealers Association (BDA).
She was also active in a number of women’s professional development organizations in Indiana, serving as the Immediate Past Chair of Pass The Torch For Women Foundation, which supports a national women’s mentoring program. Linda is currently on the Executive Advisory Board of CharacterPlus, a nonprofit organization committed to building strong school communities.
Linda is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and holds the FINRA Series 7, 24, 50, 52, 53, and 63 licenses.