Clay, a managing director in the Fixed Income Capital Markets division of Raymond James, specializes in serving banks, thrifts, credit unions and financial institutions of all sizes by providing loan portfolio analysis and developing investment and risk strategies, as well as by executing trades in residential mortgage, consumer, commercial and specialty finance loan portfolios.
Before accepting his current role, Clay spent a year and a half as a loan trader in the Whole Loan Group. His past experience also includes two years with Morgan Keegan’s Private Client Group as a senior portfolio analyst focusing on asset allocation, portfolio deconstruction and due diligence on mutual funds, hedge funds and separate account managers. Clay has been with Raymond James since 2004.
Clay holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in management information systems as well as a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in business administration with a focus in finance and economics, all from Mississippi State University in Starkville. In addition to his academic accomplishments, Clay also holds his Series 7 and 66 securities licenses.