William Wagner joined Raymond James in 2011 as part of the merger with Howe Barnes Hoefer & Arnett. Prior to joining Howe Barnes in 2005, Mr. Wagner co-founded the financial institutions group at Triangle Capital Partners. Prior to joining Triangle Capital Partners in 2002, Wagner was a senior vice president at Trident Securities. He served as a vice president and corporate tax manager of First Citizens Bank, Raleigh, N.C., prior to joining Trident. He began his career as a tax consultant at Deloitte & Touche in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Wagner holds a bachelor’s degree from Miami University and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Wagner is also a Certified Public Accountant.