Jay Eastman joined Raymond James in 2014. Most recently he was a managing directing in the consumer group of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. and was head of the firm’s consumer products practice. Mr. Eastman joined CIBC World Markets in March 2002 from Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown. He was a managing director in the Alex. Brown and Deutsch Bank Alex. Brown consumer and business services group from 1993 to 2002, and the Alex. Brown restructuring group from 1990 to 1993. Prior to that, Mr. Eastman worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Mr. Eastman has undertaken advisory, debt and equity transactions for leading companies, exceeding over $40 billion in transaction value over his career in the mid-cap investment banking arena. Mr. Eastman received an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth and a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College.