Statesman’s Jessica Seff Recognized as Emerging Industry Leader by The M&A Advisor


HOUSTON, TEXAS (March 2, 2021) – Congratulations to Statesman’s Jessica Seff, Vice President of Investment Banking, on having been recently recognized as an Emerging Industry Leader by The M&A Advisor. The M&A Advisor is the preeminent organization recognizing excellence, honoring achievement, presenting thought leadership and facilitating connections among the world’s deal making professionals. The Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards were created to recognize and celebrate the achievements of the outstanding young professionals who have reached a significant level of success while still under the age of 40. The 2020 award winners were chosen from a pool of prominent nominees identified for their notable accomplishments in business and in service to the community. Evaluation of the nominees and selection of the winners was completed by an independent judging panel made up of prominent members and experts in the M&A, finance, and turnaround community.

“At the height of the lockdowns due to the pandemic and tremendous economic turmoil, these impressive young professionals have made notable contributions to our industry and to their communities. Truly, the Emerging Leader Awardees we are honoring are the best and the brightest. They are the future of the M&A, finance, and turnaround industry,” said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder of The M&A Advisor.

“We are delighted that Jessica has been recognized by The M&A Advisor as one of the industry’s bright young stars and a future leader. She has been instrumental in multiple key Statesman engagements, as well as driving process improvement throughout the organization. Jessica is a pleasure to work with and we are exceptionally proud to have her as a Statesman team member. This award is very well deserved.”, said Will Jaco, co-founder and a Managing Member of Stateman.

To learn more about the 11th Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards click here. For a complete list of The M&A Advisor award winners, please click here.

About The M&A Advisor

The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A activities. Over the past twenty-two years we have established the premier global network of M&A, turnaround and finance professionals. Today, we have the privilege of presenting, recognizing the achievements of, and facilitating connections between the industry’s top performers throughout the world with a comprehensive range of services goals. To learn more visit

About Statesman

Statesman Corporate Finance, LLC is the FINRA-licensed broker dealer affiliate of Statesman Business Advisors, LLC. With offices in Houston and Austin, Texas, Statesman is a leading middle-market investment banking firm providing merger and acquisition, capital formation, valuation, and other general corporate financial advisory services to middle-market companies.

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