Daily News: March 19, 2014

Campbell Named President of NexBank Securities

NexBank announced it named Craig L. Campbell as president of NexBank Securities and senior managing director of NexBank Capital Advisors.
Based in Dallas, Campbell will lead the firm’s broker dealer, investment banking and business advisory operations.

Campbell has more than 20 years of investment banking experience. He previously served for over a decade as a managing director in the Investment Banking Group at FBR Capital Markets, focusing on financial services and advising on capital raising and mergers and acquisitions nationally. Earlier, he served as a senior associate covering the Consumer and Gaming industries at CIBC World Markets, and associate covering the Technology, Media and Telecom industries at Wedbush Morgan Securities.

“NexBank has been on a major growth trajectory for several years now, and Craig will add significant momentum to the expansion of our investment banking and business advisory services,” said John Holt, president and CEO of NexBank Capital. “Craig’s track record is both proven and noteworthy. He brings us well-established relationships and a deep understanding of financial institutions and other industries that can maximize NexBank’s growth opportunities.”

“I’m very pleased to be joining NexBank,” Campbell added. “NexBank is a fully integrated commercial and investment bank, which gives us the ability to offer clients a comprehensive range of products including lending, mortgage banking, equity and debt capital raising, M&A and operations advisory services. My primary objective is to drive the expansion of the investment banking group’s broad and deep industry expertise, which focuses on financial institutions, energy, healthcare, industrials, consumer and retail, technology, media and telecom. With the continued growth of these capabilities and expertise, we plan to become a leading middle market focused investment bank.”

Campbell began his career at Price Waterhouse and Ernst & Young.