Heske, who was previously president and CEO of Nollenberger Capital Partners, Inc. (NCPI), a San Francisco-based broker/dealer and registered investment advisor, brings extensive experience in the securities industry to Stone & Youngberg. He was instrumental in developing NCPI’s wealth management business and orchestrated the firm’s sale to Sterne Agee earlier this year. Prior to Nollenbrger, Heske was the California regional director of Piper Jaffray, branch manager of the San Francisco office, and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. During his 13 years tenure with Piper Jaffray, he launched the firm’s wealth management business in San Francisco and led significant growth for the business across California.
“We are very pleased to have someone of Doug’s caliber join our team,” said Bill Evans, a managing director and head of Stone & Youngberg’s Private Client Group. “His background and expertise, coupled with his knowledge of the Bay Area investment landscape and his prominence within the industry, will make him a strong contributor to our business.”
Heske has served on the Executive Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA) Western District since 1996 and was acting chairman from 2002—2004. He is currently a member of SIFMA’s Regional Wealth Management Round Table and serves on FINRA’s District 1 Committee. In addition, he is a past board president of The Edgewood Center for Children and Families, where he was a board member for eight years. Today he is a board member and member of the executive committee of the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center.
Heske holds a B.S. degree in finance from Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island and completed post-graduate work at the Daniels School of Business at the University of Denver.
For more information on Stone & Youngberg, visit www.syllc.com. To learn more about the firm’s Private Client Group, visit http://www.syllc.com/Client-Services/Private-Client-Group.
About Stone & Youngberg: Stone & Youngberg Holdings LLC is a financial services company providing a range of products and services. Stone & Youngberg LLC, founded in 1931 and member FINRA/SIPC, specializes in the origination and sale of fixed-income securities. The firm led or co-managed the sale of 927 municipal bond issues totaling $21 billion over the past five years.1 In addition to bond underwriting and sales, Stone & Youngberg provides investment services to individuals, institutions, and government agencies and offers a wide variety of tax-exempt and taxable securities.
Additional information is available at www.syllc.com or by calling 800-447-8663.
From the Bradenton Herald, Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2011