Richard L. Quad Present at Bank Director’s Acquire or Be Acquired Conference

NEW YORK, NY , March 1, 2016– Richard L. Quad, Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Griffin’s Financial Institutions Group, presented at Bank Director’s Acquire or Be Acquired Conference held January 31-February 2, 2016, in Phoenix, AZ.

In the workshop “The Anatomy of a Successful Deal,” Mr. Quad provided information for CEOs and board members who have never bought or sold a bank. The session walked the audience through a merger from start to finish and how to complete a deal.

Mr. Quad is a trusted advisor to banking executives and Boards of Directors of community banks throughout the Eastern United States. He provides investment banking services to financial institution clients, including sell-side, buy-side, capital markets and related strategic and valuation services.

Mr. Quad has more than 20 years of experience in both investment banking and commercial banking in the Northeast. As a senior investment banker, he has successfully completed over 50 assignments for more than 25 community bank clients including common, convertible, preferred stock and subordinated debt offerings, buy-side, sell-side and FDIC receivership transactions, as well as strategic and general advisory assignments.

Mr. Quad received a B.S., magna cum laude, in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Vermont and an MBA with distinction from Cornell University. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses from FINRA.