OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blaylock Robert Van, LLC, a leading minority-owned investment bank and financial services company, announced today that veteran public finance banker Adrienne Archia has joined the firm as a senior vice president focused on serving clients throughout the Midwest region. Ms. Archia, who has two decades of public finance experience, will be based in Blaylock Robert Van’s Chicago office.
“She has worked closely with numerous major issuers on a wide range of public financings and served as a financial advisor on some groundbreaking financings. We expect Adrienne to play a major role in the growth of our firm.”
Ms. Archia most recently worked at Rice Financial Products Company, where she oversaw that firm’s Midwest public finance practice and created, managed, and structured bond, note, and derivatives transactions totaling billions of dollars. Ms. Archia has significant experience with a broad range of credits and has had a key role in creating, structuring, and lead managing new money and refunding issues for virtually every type of municipal credit.
“Adrienne is well known and highly respected in the Midwest and having her on our team underscores our commitment to serving the region with a top tier team of public finance professionals,” said Eric Van Standifer, president of Blaylock Robert Van. “She has worked closely with numerous major issuers on a wide range of public financings and served as a financial advisor on some groundbreaking financings. We expect Adrienne to play a major role in the growth of our firm.”
Ms. Archia earlier worked at First Albany Capital and Siebert Brandford Shank & Co., where she oversaw the public finance practices of those companies. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Spelman College and Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Blaylock Robert Van also announced today that Amy Plyler Nuñez has joined the firm as senior vice president of sales and trading based in the firm’s Chicago office. Ms. Nuñez most recently was a fixed-income trading consultant to Gofen and Glossberg and earlier was a senior trader at Harris Private Bank.
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Blaylock Robert Van, LLC (“BRV”) is a full service, minority-owned investment banking and financial services company which provides corporate debt and equity underwriting, research, sales and trading, and municipal finance services to a blue chip client roster consisting of America’s largest and most innovative corporations, financial institutions, municipalities, and high net worth clients. Headquartered in Oakland, CA, with offices across the United States, including New York City, Chicago, Miami, Dallas, St. Louis, and Los Angeles, and with strategic partners across the world, BRV provides seasoned experience and technologically advanced capabilities valued by its long-standing clients.