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D.A. Davidson & Co. Hires David D. Hart, Veteran Finance Expert, as Public Finance Banker in Denver

May 21, 2014



DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- D.A. Davidson & Co. today announced the firm has hired a veteran government finance expert, David D. Hart, to serve as senior vice president, public finance. Hart has joined the firmís Fixed Income Capital Markets group concentrating in all areas of public finance, including school districts and governments at the city, county and state levels. He works from D.A. Davidsonís Denver office.

Hart joins D.A. Davidson with extensive experience in finance for public entities. He served most recently as chief financial officer for Denver Public Schools. Previously, he held executive financial positions with the Douglas County School District and the City and County of Denver. Hart earned from the University of Colorado a masterís in public administration and two bachelorís degrees.

ďWith direct experience working in Coloradoís local government finance community, David has strong expertise in financing strategies and solutions that fit our clientsí goals and our commitment to great service,Ē said Sam Doyle, president of the firmís fixed income group. ďHis diverse skill set, wealth of knowledge and reputation for great collaboration will benefit D.A. Davidsonís fixed income clients throughout the state.Ē

About D.A. Davidson & Co.

Founded 79 years ago, D.A. Davidson is an employee-owned brokerage firm providing investment and financial services and products to institutional, corporate, nonprofit and individual investors nationwide. In 2013, D.A. Davidson was ranked among the top 10 firms nationwide by total number of small ($10 million or less) transactions completed among lead underwriters, according to Thomson Reuters. The firmís growing fixed income group is based in Denver, with public finance and fixed income sales and trading operations also in Seattle and several other cities.

D.A. Davidson is a wholly owned subsidiary of Davidson Companies, a financial services company with 1,350 employees working in 23 states. Davidson Companies also operates Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; Davidson Trust Co., a trust and wealth management firm; and Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio to mainly institutional investors and government and nonprofit clients.



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Office: 406-791-7465

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