BTIG welcomed Kimberly Boulmetis to the firm’s specialty finance investment banking unit as managing director. Boulmetis will be based in the New York office and will report to Dan Blood, managing director and head of specialty finance at BTIG.
Focus Management Group added Perry Kalajian as a senior managing director to meet the firm’s growing activity levels for its turnaround management team and corporate restructuring services. Kalajian brings many years of experience in finance, banking, restructuring and bankruptcy.
Siguler Guff hired Ray Miller and Prashant Rai to further strengthen its credit investment platform. Miller and Rai will work with the broader Siguler Guff credit team. Siguler Guff’s credit-related strategies include special situations, distressed and other niche credit strategies.
American National Bankshares promoted Edward C. Martin from EVP and chief credit officer to the newly created position of chief administrative officer. Mark A. Smith was promoted from senior vice president and regional credit officer to chief credit officer.
Rothesay Asset Management North America promoted Robert Allard to the newly created role of chief investment officer for the Americas and hired Daniel Parisi as mortgage analyst to continue building out its residential real estate expertise in the U.S.
TAB Bank added Ralph Kourtjian to its business development team as vice president and business development officer. Kourtjian joined from First Business Capital, where he worked in business development, special asset management, credit analysis and marketing roles.
Strategic Capital Fund Management expanded its executive leadership team by hiring Scott Jacobs as vice president of acquisitions and asset management. Jacobs has experience in commercial real estate investment and business strategy.
Faegre Drinker added Brett Fallon to the firm’s Wilmington, DE office as a partner in the finance and restructuring group. Fallon joined the firm from Morris James. He is the ninth attorney to join Faegre Drinker’s finance and restructuring group since June 1, 2020.