Ms. Ceresini joined EJF in 2013 and is responsible for the structuring, execution and monitoring of EJF’s private bank debt investments as well as the implementation of equity financings for bank issuers. In addition, she leads the execution of EJF’s securitization strategies including bank subordinated debt and bank and insurance trust preferred securities. She has also managed the resolution of the firm’s TARP portfolio. She has 25 years of experience working with banks and a variety of other financial institutions. Previously, Ms. Ceresini was a Managing Director at Promontory Interfinancial Network and spent 19 years at FBR Capital Markets, most recently in the Financial Institutions investment banking group where she was responsible for the structuring and execution of the firm’s most complex transactions. Prior to investment banking, Ms. Ceresini was a senior analyst in the community bank research group at FBR. Ms. Ceresini holds a BS in Finance from Illinois State University.