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Frisco, TX 75033
(504) 415-2282


Dynamic Senior Executive skilled in Finance and the Capital Markets. Possess extensive P&L experience and a proven track
record of building strong teams and managing complex businesses. Areas of expertise include:


Debt and Equity Capital Markets

Real Estate Development


Foreign Exchange
Portfolio Management

. Investment Banking
. Strategic Planning


Board Governance


Strategic Development Partners, LLC, New Orleans, LA


2010 - Present

Co-founded Strategic Development Partners, LLC (SDP), a comprehensive commercial real estate development company
focused on underserved areas in the Gulf South, and its finance affiliate ValueSpark Capital.

Establish strategic partnerships to enable SDP to execute large, complex development projects.
Analyze and model complex real estate development projects.
Utilize Historic Restoration and New Markets Tax Credits to generate equity for real estate projects.

New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, New Orleans, LA


2007 - 2009

Appointed by the Mayor of New Orleans to rebuild the citys redevelopment authority after Hurricane Katrina. Created a
new vision for the authority, restructured it and recruited professional staff from around the country. Established strategic
partnerships with key national philanthropies and nonprofits to help fund New Orleans recovery.

Negotiated Cooperative Endeavor Agreements with the City of New Orleans in order to access critical
community development block grant funding.
Established a revolving line of credit utilized to obtain site control of strategic assets.
Developed funding and site control strategies utilizing the agencys non-profit affiliate.
Established a highly effective system of internal controls to monitor the Authoritys recovery funds.
Implemented a defined contribution plan to facilitate employee recruitment and retention.

Hibernia (now Capital One) Southcoast Capital, Inc., New Orleans, LA


2002 2006

Led the transformation of Hibernia Corporations Investment Banking subsidiary from an energy-focused equity boutique
to a diversified regional Investment Banking powerhouse. Successfully refocused the firm on raising debt and equity capital
for public and private companies and managing their interest rate risk using derivatives.

Increased revenue by 75% and direct net income by over 200% over a four-year period.
Expanded the firms capacity to include Initial Public Offerings and Public and Private Debt issues.
Restructured the Financial Operations and Compliance Departments to improve internal controls.
Served as Chairman of the Board of Hibernia Southcoast Capital from 2002-2004.

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Joseph E. Williams

Hibernia National Bank (now Capital One), New Orleans, LA


1998 2002

Recruited and led a team of senior Corporate Finance professionals charged with sourcing growth capital for Hibernia's
corporate clients. Created the Hedge Strategy Department to devise and implement interest rate and currency risk
management strategies for Hibernias clients.

Advised Treasurers and CFOs on effective strategies to raise debt and manage their currency and interest
rate risk.
Executed interest rate swap and option transactions for corporate clients.
Key member of the 15-person multi-disciplinary conversion team that merged Southcoast Capital LLC into
Hibernia Corporation in April 2000.
Served on the Executive Committee approving all underwriting commitments by Hibernia Southcoast Capital.
Established strategic relationships with national Commercial and Investment Banks in order to increase
profitability and mitigate risk.
Supervised the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly variance analysis.

Bank Boston, NA, Boston, MA


1996 - 1997

Member of an innovative team developing new capital markets products for use by Corporate Treasurers, Banks and
Institutional Investors. Designed strategies to hedge the credit exposure of bank loan portfolios and modify the
return characteristics of short- and long-term investments.

Introduced credit derivative products as alternatives to cash investments for corporate and institutional clients.
Structured and implemented interest rate hedging strategies for Corporate Treasury clients.


The Greater New Orleans Foundation

Catholic Health Initiatives
The Louisiana Land Trust
New Orleans City Planning Commission

Investment & Finance Committees

Investment Committee
Finance Committee
Intergovernmental Affairs Committee


MBA, Finance & Multinational Enterprise, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA

B.S., Finance, Questrom School of Business - Boston University, Boston, MA
The Association for Corporate Growth
Alpha Epsilon Boule Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity

2005 2012
2006 2014
2007 - 2010
2009 - 2014