Skyway Capital Markets LLC, a boutique investment banking, managing broker-dealer and wholesale securities distribution firm, has hired William (Bill) Shea as director of business development. He will focus on increasing and supporting Skyway’s distribution throughout the independent broker-dealer and registered investment advisor channels.
As the director of business development, his role includes introducing the company’s offerings to new firms, as well as working closely with the broker-dealers that have signed selling agreements, and their financial advisors.
Shea has been in the financial services industry for more than 25 years and most recently served as the national account manager for Megatel Capital Investment. Prior to Megatel, he served as account manager for Ridgewood Securities.
He started his career with MFS Investment Management and held various positions including customer service representative, internal wholesaler and key account manager. After eight years with MFS, he joined Pacific Life as the East Coast key account manager responsible for maintaining the relationships with independent and insurance broker-dealers.
“[Bill] has a great track record of success and has built a strong reputation in the industry. We all look forward to working with him to grow our business,” said Mike Freeman, Skyway’s senior managing director and president of wholesale distribution.
Shea is a graduate of St. Michael’s College.
Skyway Capital Markets works with public and private middle-market companies through capital services that include corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and recapitalization.