STEVE SMITH

Co-Founder of Armory Merchant Holdings, Co-Chief Investment Officer

Steve Smith is the Co-Founder and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Armory Merchant Holdings. In addition, Mr. Smtih is a Co-Founder of The Seaport Group, a NY-based global investment banking firm. Before co-founding Seaport, Steve was a Senior Salesperson at Amroc Securities. Previously, Steve helped found debt-focused broker-dealer Libra Investments, which later became U.S. Bancorp Libra. He was a Senior Salesperson at Libra, and opened and managed their New York City office. Before Libra, Steve was a Salesperson and Vice President at Jefferies Group. Steve began his career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Smith is also the Co-Founder and Founding Chairman of ICEF Public Schools, the first charter management organization in Los Angeles. The mission of ICEF Public Schools is to prepare all students to attend and compete at the top 100 colleges and universities in the nation. ICEF currently operates 14 schools educating 4,200 students in grades K through 12.

Steve received his B.S. from Indiana University.

 
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