CHICAGO—March 10, 2009—Paul S. Kangas, a veteran sales manager and executive in the fixed income capital markets industry, has joined Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC as Managing Director of Sales, the company announced today.
Kangas will be in a senior leadership role at the company, responsible for expanding the company’s relationships with its banking clients, growing the fixed-income business and developing the sales team. The Performance Trust Companies focus on helping financial institutions become top performers through strategic financial advisory and investment services.
Previously, Kangas was a Managing Director and Sales Manager with BMO Capital Markets GKST, Inc., and Senior Vice President and Sales Manager for Griffin, Kubik, Stephens & Thompson before the firm was acquired by BMO in 2008.
“With more than 20 years of experience in debt securities, Paul is a proven leader in our industry,” said James H. Matson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Performance Trust Capital Partners. “Paul is joining us to help lead a new growth phase of our company,” he said.
Kangas earned a BBA in finance from Loyola University.
About The Performance Trust Companies
The Performance Trust Companies are an SEC-registered investment advisor and FINRA regulated broker\dealer, with proprietary investment methodologies and products designed to accomplish investment objectives. Based in Chicago, Performance Trust focuses on educating fixed income investment professionals and assisting client institutions to invest through total return. For more information, go to www.performancetrust.com.