MBD Solutions, a third party managing broker-dealer, has hired Julie Paquette as director of business development to lead the company’s relationship management and business development efforts.
Paquette has more than 20 years of financial services industry experience and previously served as the senior vice president, national sales manager at First Capital Real Estate Funds.
Prior to First Capital, she was vice president of national accounts for Realty Capital Securities and an original member of the national accounts team that helped build the selling group for the various programs offered by RCS.
“We are excited that Julie has joined us bringing her extensive experience and relationships. Our group of outstanding investment sponsors will be the beneficiaries of Julie’s addition to our team,” said Mark Petersen, managing partner of MBD Solutions.
Paquette holds a bachelor’s degree in social sciences with a concentration in environmental studies from Colorado State University, as well as FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses with Emerson Equity LLC.
MBD Solutions offers third-party distribution solutions to investment program sponsors. The company’s management team has a combined 70 years of capital markets experience and has launched more than 25 fund raises of both private and public offerings.