SOURCE: Ambassador Financial Group

Ambassador Financial Group

June 16, 2015 10:35 ET

Ambassador Financial Group, Inc. Hires New Vice President, Capital Markets

ALLENTOWN, PA--(Marketwired - Jun 16, 2015) - Ambassador Financial Group, Inc., a FINRA registered broker-dealer and financial services provider to financial institutions nationwide, is pleased to announce that Jay A. Shah has joined the firm as Vice President, Capital Markets based in the firm's Pennsylvania office.

Jay is an experienced analyst in the bank sector with experience in both risk management and corporate strategy. Jay started his career at Citigroup Inc. in their quantitative risk program working in counterparty credit risk, market risk, regulatory risk, and risk strategy departments. Jay then transitioned into an instrumental project manager at Ally where he took a lead on the stress testing initiatives, both CCAR and DFAST. While at Ally, he also assisted with corporate development initiatives focusing on strategic partnerships and acquisitions.

Matthew Resch, Managing Principal and Co-Founder of Ambassador, commented: "Jay immediately elevates the firm's analytical capabilities in support of our capital markets, investor relations, and M&A investment banking businesses. The bench strength he provides along with his unique skills enhance the value we deliver for our growing client base. The environment for community banks remains challenging, but is also ripe with opportunity. Jay amplifies our ability to design tailored solutions to assist clients achieve their strategic goals."

Rick Weiss, Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations, added: "Jay's analytical pedigree and strategic oriented approach increase the value proposition Ambassador offers to community banks large and small. I look forward to working closely with him to grow our capital markets and investor relations businesses, and I know our clients will enjoy working with Jay."

Jay holds a B.A. in Economics from Rutgers University and has recently obtained the distinguished CFA charter.

Ambassador Financial Group, a FINRA registered broker-dealer, headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, provides balance sheet management, investment banking, and investor relations services to community banks and thrifts nationwide.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Robert J. Pachence, Jr.
    Managing Principal and Co-Founder
    Ambassador Financial Group, Inc.
    Email Contact
    610.351.1633

    Matthew T. Resch
    Managing Principal and Co-Founder
    Ambassador Financial Group, Inc.
    Email Contact
    610.351.1633

    Rick Weiss
    Head of Investor Relations
    Ambassador Financial Group, Inc.
    Email Contact
    610.351.1633