Riley Sweat joined Raymond James in 2001. From 1989 to 2001, he served as managing director and head of health care investment banking for SunTrust Equitable Securities. Prior to that, he spent five years working for First Union Bank, where he was involved primarily in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Sweat holds a bachelor’s degree in English, magna cum laude, from the University of Mississippi and an MBA in accounting and finance from Vanderbilt University.