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Jessica Seff, CFA Joins Statesman’s Investment Banking Group

HOUSTON, TEXAS (May 9, 2018) – Statesman is pleased to announce that Jessica Seff has joined the firm’s Investment Banking group as Vice President to assist clients in Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Sourcing, Restructuring, and general Corporate Advisory matters.

“We are delighted to welcome Jessica to Statesman as a valued member of our senior Investment Banking team,” said Will Jaco, Principal and Co-Head of Investment Banking at Statesman. “Jessica has a tremendous background that spans a broad range of activities including investment banking with Lehman Brothers, structured finance with Shell Trading, and recently Director of Finance with a large non-profit entity.  She holds the coveted CFA designation, and she collaborates extensively with the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Houston.  We look forward to getting Jessica involved in our active middle-market deal flow and leveraging her strong analytical and strategic thinking skills to further our client’s corporate finance objectives”.

“I am thrilled to be joining the team,” said Jessica.  “Statesman has an excellent reputation for serving the needs of the middle market, and I believe the company is well positioned for continued growth.  I’m looking forward to assisting in building Statesman’s investment banking platform for privately held companies.”

Jessica received her B.B.A. from Vanderbilt University, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and her Master’s degree from The London School of Economics.  She is married and has two children, ages 2 and 4, and will work in Statesman’s Houston office.