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SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Grows Equity Sales and Research Team

Nov 30, 2015

ATLANTA, Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH) continues its expansion of its Equity Sales and Research Team, including coverage of the Communications/Networking/Telecom Services/Towers, Capital Goods, Restaurants, and Energy sectors, with the hiring of five experienced analysts, as well as a head of Equity Sales and associate director of Research. 

"We are proud to have these new teammates, who bring significant financial services and industry experience to our Sales and Research teams. STRH has a deep talent pool that clients have come to rely on for their investment insights and strategic perspectives and these teammates will add to that depth," said Robert Popowski, managing director and head of Sales, Trading & Research at STRH.

Scott McLaughlin joins STRH as managing director and head of Equity Sales. McLaughlin leads a 30 person sales team located in six national offices. He has more than 20 years of financial services experience, most recently with Lazard Capital Markets where he was head of Equities. McLaughlin earned a BA in Finance from Syracuse University and a MBA from Columbia Business School.

Steve Buell joins STRH as a managing director and associate director of Research. Buell will serve as a part of the Equity Research management team. With more than 30 years of equity research experience, he was most recently global head of Research for Canaccord Genuity, Inc. Buell began his career as a Pharmaceutical and Biotech analyst for a number of financial firms. He holds a BA in Biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Additionally, he completed a NIH post-doctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Inder Singh rejoins STRH in New York as a managing director, to expand coverage of Networking and Communications. Singh has a mix of financial services and executive level corporate experience at companies including Prudential Insurance, Comcast, AT&T and Lucent. For nearly four years, he was at Cisco Systems as a vice president managing Corporate Financial Strategy, Portfolio Management and M&A. In addition to his previous experience at STRH, his financial services background includes time at Lehman Brothers and Prudential Financial. For more than a decade, he has also advised the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on national security-related M&A. Singh earned a MBA in Finance from New York University's Stern School of Business, MS and BS degrees in Engineering from Columbia University, and has studied advanced negotiations at Harvard University.  

Charley Brady joins STRH as a managing director responsible for coverage of the Capital Goods sector out of Atlanta. Brady has more than 20 years of financial services experience, covering Capital Goods and Diversified Industrials. His annual Industrial Field Trip and Conference in Wisconsin is a well-known and attended industry event. Charley earned a BA degree from The Warrington College of Business University of Florida. 

Karl Chalabala joins STRH as a director, working with senior energy analyst Neal Dingmann, to cover the Exploration & Production space out of Houston. Chalabala has more than eight years of experience as an energy desk specialist and as a senior publishing research analyst. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a BA degree. 

Jake Bartlett joins STRH as a vice president and will provide Equity Research coverage of the Restaurant sector out of Boston. Bartlett has fifteen years of financial services experience, including 10 years covering Restaurants. Most recently, he was at Morgan Stanley where he was an instrumental member of the top ranked Restaurant team on the Street for the last two years. He earned a MBA from Columbia Business School, and graduated from Pitzer College with a BA degree. Additionally, he is a CFA Charter Holder.

Kevin Manning joins STRH as a vice president providing equity research coverage of Communications, Telecom Services and Towers. Most recently, Manning was a senior equity research analyst with BMO Capital Markets. He has eight years of experience in financial services and 10 years of experience in the telecommunications sector. Manning graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Accounting, and earned a MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

About SunTrust Robinson Humphrey 
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey® is the trade name for the corporate and investment banking services of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) and its subsidiaries. Securities and strategic advisory services are provided by SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., member FINRA and SIPC. │ SunTrust Robinson Humphrey has extensive experience working with public and private companies of all sizes – from emerging growth to the Fortune 500. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey offers a complete array of solutions for companies across all industries while providing in-depth industry expertise and dedicated corporate and investment banking practices for certain core sectors, including business services, financial sponsors, building products, healthcare, consumer and retail, media and communications, energy, transportation, financial services and technology, and real estate. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's internet address is  

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