Ms. Shank has served as President & CEO of Siebert Brandford Shank & Co., L.L.C. since its inception in October 1996. She is a founder of the firm, co-owner and member of the Board of Directors. A twenty-five year veteran of the industry, Ms. Shank has led the financings for large scale projects for a variety of issuers, including the cities of New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, among others; Wayne County, Michigan, Cook County, Illinois, and Prince George’s County, Maryland; and the states of New York, Ohio, and Connecticut.
Ms. Shank has been a municipal industry advocate, having formerly served as a board member of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB). She is currently serving on the Municipal Executive Steering Committee for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).
Ms. Shank is a graduate of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance, and the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.