Jonathan Knauss joined Raymond James in 2017 as a managing director in the Financial Services Investment Banking group. Prior to Raymond James, Mr. Knauss was the head of the diversified financials group at the Hovde Group. Prior to Hovde, Mr. Knauss worked for 10 years at BMO Capital Markets, where he led the specialty finance investment banking business. Earlier in his career, Mr. Knauss worked in the financial institutions group at A.G. Edwards and in the capital markets group at U.S. Bank. Mr. Knauss received a Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude in business and economics from Drury University and a Master of Business Administration with honors in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.