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Ramirez to Participate in SIFMA's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Summit
[June 09, 2021]

Ramirez to Participate in SIFMA's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Summit

Samuel A. Ramirez & Company, Inc. announced today that Senior Managing Director Samuel A. Ramirez Jr. will speak on a panel about the importance of building diverse teams and including diverse firms as part of a two-day virtual event hosted by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) issues facing the capital markets industry.

SIFMA's virtual DEI summit, Building Momentum in a New Era, which is being held on June 16 and 17, 2021, will bring together industry leaders from across the capital markets to discuss how DEI impacts today's workforce and how DEI contributes to improved client service. Registration is required to attend.

Beginning at 11:15 a.m. E.T. on June 16, Sam Ramirez Jr. will participate in an hour-long panl discussion, "Industry Leaders Perspective: Building the Talent Pipeline," with other members of SIFMA's Diversity & Inclusion Task Force. The SIFMA Board of Directors established the Task Force to highlight the overarching importance of DEI to SIFMA and its members.

Mr. Ramirez will be joined by Gary Hall, Partner and Head of Investment Banking at Siebert Williams Shank & Co.; Peter W. Schneider, President, Primerica; and Nomita Chopra Singh, Managing Director, Credit Suisse. Phillip P. Anderson, Executive Director of Diversity & Inclusion and CSR (News - Alert) Diverse Talent Management & Advancement at DTCC, will moderate the panel.

Founded in 1971 and celebrating its 50th year in business this year, Samuel A. Ramirez & Co., Inc. is the oldest and largest Hispanic-owned investment bank in the U.S. and a leader in the fixed income market, with a strong, 30-year track record of senior managing issues for municipal clients and a 24-year track record for its corporate clients.

In addition to his role at Ramirez & Co., Sam Ramirez Jr. also serves as President and CEO of Ramirez Asset Management, a registered investment adviser with $4.17 billion in assets as of May 31, 2021. He is part of SIFMA's 2021 Board at Large and a member of its Diversity & Inclusion Task Force.

Mr. Ramirez is a frequent speaker on the challenges and opportunities of leading a minority-owned firm on Wall Street. In recent months, he has participated at DEI-related events hosted by firms such as BNY Mellon Pershing, Bank of America Securities and others. He also is a well-known speaker on U.S. credit markets, investment opportunities and the benefits of actively managed fixed income investment strategies.

Those interested in learning more about SIFMA's upcoming virtual DEI Summit or in registering to attend can click here.

About Samuel A. Ramirez & Co., Inc.
Founded in 1971, Ramirez is a nationwide, full service investment bank, brokerage and advisory firm serving institutional clients and retail investors across six core areas: municipal finance, investment banking, fixed income sales and trading, institutional equities, wealth management and asset management. The firm is recognized as one of the industry's preeminent and best-capitalized boutique underwriters, having cultivated a banking, underwriting, sales and trading, and strategy team that is unique in its integration. Headquartered in New York City, Ramirez has additional offices in Albany, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Antonio and San Juan, Puerto Rico. More information is available at

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