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Power Profiler on Suzanne Shank

9/27/2017, noon | Updated on 9/27/2017, noon
Prior to her financial services career, Shank was a Structural Engineer for General Dynamics, Electric Boat Division, working on noise ...
Ranked one of the “50 Most Influential Black Women in Business” and one of the “75 Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street,” 29-year old Suzanne Shank is the Chairwoman, CEO and Founding Partner of Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co, one of the nation’s top minority and woman owned investment firms.

Power Profiler on Suzanne Shank

A 29-year veteran of the financial services industry, Suzanne

Shank is the Chairwoman, CEO and Founding Partner of Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co, one of the nation’s top minority and woman owned investment firms. During her tenure as CEO, Siebert Cisneros Shank has grown from a start-up firm in 1996 to one which has completed over $1.2 trillion in financings for municipal issuers and $1 trillion in corporate bond and equity transactions. The firm holds the distinction of being the top ranked minority and woman owned municipal bond underwriter for 18 years and the first to be ranked in the top 10 among all firms as lead manager. Shank has crafted financing structures, credit strategies and investor outreach plans for numerous large scale municipal bond issuers nationally. As CEO, Shank manages the financial, regulatory, and operational aspects of the firm in addition to selected client coverage.

Prior to her financial services career, Shank was a Structural Engineer for General Dynamics, Electric Boat Division, working on noise mitigation projects. While there, she served as an interface with the United States Navy, assisting with negotiating contracts with General Dynamics’ top client.

Shank is a graduate of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania with a Masters of Business Administration degree in Finance, and the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. FINRA securities registrations held include the Series 7, 24, 52, 53, 63 and 79. In addition, she has received numerous awards and has been recognized by U.S. Banker Magazine as one of the “Top 25 Women in Finance”, by Essence Magazine in their Power List, by Black Enterprise as one of the “50 Most Influential Black Women in Business” and one of the “75 Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street”.