Stern Brothers is pleased to announce that Linda Matkowski, a veteran investment banker, has joined Stern Brothers & Co. as Chief Operating Officer, and will be located in the St. Louis, Missouri office.
Ms. Matkowski comes with a wealth of experience in the industry. She spent the last four and a half years as Executive Vice President of Fixed Income Capital Markets at City Securities Corporation, where she was responsible for the Fixed Income area, which included the management of public finance, underwriting, institutional sales, retail and institutional trading, and municipal and corporate debt private placements.

Prior to City Securities, Linda worked with Raymond James & Associates, Inc. as Managing Director and Manager of the Midwest Region, and with PMA Financial / PMA Securities, Inc., where she served as Senior Vice President/ Managing Director of Public Finance.
“As a woman owned business, it is important that we have women in senior leadership roles. Linda is the trifecta, she has management experience in investment banking and sales and trading, and deep operational knowledge. Her experience and industry knowledge make her a key addition to the Stern Brothers family as we grow the Firm” stated Peggy Finn, Chairman & CEO of Stern Brothers.
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 a member of the Executive Board for the 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 a graduate of the University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana and holds the FINRA Series 7, 24, 50, 52, 53 and 63 licenses.

About Stern Brothers
Stern Brothers is an independent, certified wholly woman-owned business enterprise (WBE) investment bank whose primary focus is public and infrastructure finance. Founded in 1917, Stern Brothers specializes in crafting customized financing solutions to meet the capital funding needs for our issuing clients and public and private borrowers.

Stern Brothers has offices in Atlanta, Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York, New Jersey and St. Louis.

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