Stuart Barich joined Raymond James in 2015 as a Managing Director focusing on Life Sciences. Mr. Barich has participated in the successful completion of over 275 transactions during his career, covering a broad spectrum of equity and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Raymond James, Stuart spent almost 10 years at Oppenheimer and five years at Leerink Swann completing numerous transactions for Biotechnology and Specialty Pharmaceutical companies. He previously directed the health care banking efforts at Oscar Gruss & Son and Auerbach, after beginning his career as a Corporate Finance Associate with Paine Webber. Mr. Barich has a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Rochester and an MBA with honors from Columbia Business School.