Tribal Capital Markets, LLC Hires Senior Capital Markets and Sales Professionals

Tribal Capital Markets, LLC (TCM), an American Indian Tribally owned financial services firm, has hired three industry veterans to bolster its Capital Markets and Fixed Income Sales divisions.

Brendan Lavelle joins TCM as a Managing Director with decades of experience managing risk and building various fixed income trading, origination and derivatives businesses. Mr. Lavelle will lead our Business Development effort as well as firming our Capital Markets presence in both Liquid Fixed Income products and Impact Related Investments.

Jerry Waldron recently joined TCM as a Managing Director bringing many years of Fixed Income Sales, Trading, Underwriting and Operational expertise to the firm, having focused primarily in GSE, Supra/Sovereign and Canadian Provincial products. Mr. Waldrons GSE scope has included trading and underwriting all segments of Agency Debt.

Jesse J. Jefferson joins TCM as an Executive Director in our Los Angeles, CA. location. He has over 30 years experience in institutional fixed income sales, with comprehensive knowledge in the structure and sale of GSE debt (Callables, Bullets, D/N’s, Structured Notes, MBS & CMBS) as well as corporate credit and project finance/private placements. Jesses California presence will provide added value in the home state of our majority owners, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians.

Executive Chairman Titu Asghar added: We are pleased to have these additional team members join TCM to execute our current strategy. Brendan, Jerry and Jesse will undoubtedly expand our presence in the Capital Markets space. The Morongo are proud of the continued success of the Tribal Capital Markets team and anticipate greater gains with experienced additions such as these.

Managing Partner John Barry noted: Brendan, Jerry and Jesse are terrific additions to the TCM team. We are excited to have such well respected professionals represent our firm. We feel confident that their additions will bolster our measured growth strategy and client focused mission directive.

TCMs Head of Trading/Sales Ian Burdette states: The addition of these long tenured professionals will accelerate our penetration into the client base that we continue to seek. Expanded geographic coverage combined with their high-touch relationship approach will unquestionably expand our Capital Markets footprint.

Prior to joining TCM, Mr. Lavelle held Senior Managing Director positions at Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and The Bank of Nova Scotia. Mr. Waldron joins from Scotiabank, having served at Morgan Stanley and Jefferies. Mr. Jeffersons previously served in institutional sales roles at Drexel Hamilton, Stephens, NBC Capital Markets, Lehman Brothers, PaineWebber and Dean Witter Reynolds.

About Tribal Capital Markets, LLC

Tribal Capital Markets, LLC is a Native American owned boutique investment bank serving a broad array of corporate, governmental, tribal nation and institutional clients. TCM is an active underwriter in the Debt and Equity capital markets as well as for Public Funds and Government Sponsored Enterprises. Beyond the sales and trading activities in fixed income, the firm also provides capital raising services for public and private Clean Energy companies.

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Alan Mele, 212-606-0226
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