Jeff Brand joined Raymond James in 2019 as part of the acquisition of Silver Lane Advisors. Prior to joining Raymond James, Mr. Brand was a Managing Director at Silver Lane leading the firm’s Midwest coverage effort. Jeff has over two decades of investment banking experience primarily focusing on M&A, capital markets and valuation activities for financial institutions. Prior to joining Silver Lane, Mr. Brand spent 12 years with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, an investment bank where he completed M&A and capital raising transactions totaling over $7 billion for banks & thrifts, asset & wealth managers, financial technology companies and broker dealers. Mr. Brand’s experience also includes several cross-border assignments with banks in Australia, the Netherlands, Spain and India. He received his BA (with Honors) from Washington University and his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.