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Mr. Edward Shanklin D. Jr.

Investment Banker

Melvin & Company

Direct Phone: (504) ***-****       

Melvin & Company

111 W. Jackson Suite 2110

Chicago, Illinois 60604

United States

Company Description

Melvin & Company is committed to the communities in which we work and live. Over the last 20+ years we have proudly supported many initiatives. We are especially proud to be a founding member of The Illinois Mentoring Partnership. Illinois MENTOR is an af ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Managing Director
Equitas Capital Advisors LLC

Senior Consultant

Senior Director
Melvin Securities


Board Member
The Louisiana Council for Economic Education


Nicholls State University


Bachelor of Science degree
Business Administration
Southern University at New Orleans

associate degree
Engineering Technology

associate degree
Engineering Technology
Nicholls State University

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Edward D. Shanklin, BS

Investment Management Consultant
Ed is a St. Augustine High School graduate and a graduate of Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana receiving an associate degree in Engineering Technology, with emphasis on the Sugar Industry. He also graduated from Southern University at New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
Ed was formally the Director of the New Orleans office of Melvin & Company, an investment-banking firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. In his current position, he is responsible for public finance projects and investment management consulting services.
In the former role of infrastructure investment banker, he participated as underwriter of an $86 million bond issue with Jefferson Parish; post Katrina he served as underwriter of an $88 million and $100 million Passenger Facility Charge bond issue with the New Orleans International Airport. In the role of asset manager, Shanklin collaborated with the Edgar Lomax Company where they managed a $20 million portfolio with the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board Retirement System from 2002-2005.
His entrepreneurial spirit lead him to further his success by launching Jackson, Shanklin, Sonia, LLC, an investment-banking firm where he served as senior managing partner. There, Shanklin served as the chief architect in the formation of the Liberty Freedom Fund, in conjunction with Liberty Bank & Trust.
Prior to forming his own firm, Shanklin used his investment skills with a southern regional firm, where he assisted the firm of Wertheim Schroeder with a $140 million investment portfolio for the Orleans Levee District and a $200 million investment portfolio with the Louisiana School Employees'™ Retirement System. Shanklin began his career in 1990, with Precision Asset Management Company in Los Angeles, California. Serving as research analyst, the firm garnered $10 million in assets under management.
He has served on the boards of numerous community and service organizations. As a parishioner of St. Joseph the Worker, he has served on the elementary school board and served as a youth minister to the Impact Youth Group ages nine thru twelve. Shanklin served as Chairman of the New Orleans Affordable Housing board and is a board member of the National Community and Justice (NCCJ). He also serves on the Dryades YMCA board, which oversees the James Singleton Elementary Charter School. He is also a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

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Amid the controversy, NOAH's five-member board of directors voted Friday to put the agency's four employees on administrative leave with pay at least until Wednesday, Board President Ed Shanklin said.

Shanklin, an investment banker with Chicago-based Melvin & Co., did not provide the employees' names or salaries.He said the board will meet Wednesday to decide how to proceed.
Shanklin declined to discuss the issues that have come to light in the past two weeks.
"I can't comment on that right now, " Shanklin said.

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Jung likes the idea of using land from Downman Road to Crowder Boulevard and developing houses in the Pontchartrain subdivision in eastern New Orleans, said Ed Shanklin, director of Melvin & Co. in New Orleans, a subsidiary of Chicago-based equity broker Melvin Securities LLC.

Opal Financial Group - Investment Education Symposium - Bios

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Edward Shanklin Senior Consultant Gavion LLC

Ed Shanklin serves as Senior Consultant for Gavion and offers specific experience with public plans, educational endowments, healthcare and not-for-profit institutions.
Ed earned an associate degree from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana in Engineering Technology with an emphasis on the Sugar Industry in 1985. Ed also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Southern University at New Orleans in 1992.
Prior to joining Gavion, Ed served as an Investment Management Consultant with Equitas Capital Advisors, LLC in New Orleans with a focus on consulting for institutional clients including municipal advisory services. Prior to his tenure with Equitas, Ed has served in a variety of roles dealing with municipal finance and investments. In 1999, Ed served as founder and senior managing partner of Shanklin, Sonia, LLC, an investment banking firm. From 2004 to 2010, Ed served in the role of Infrastructure Investment Banker with Melvin Securities. In 2011, Ed worked as an investment banker with Grigsby Associates. Ed began his career in financial services with Precision Asset Management Company in Los Angeles, California in 1990.
Ed currently serves as a board member for the Dryades YMCA, which oversees the James Singleton Elementary Charter School in New Orleans. Ed also serves on the Advisory Board of Directors to St. Augustine High School. Formerly, Ed has served as Chairman on the New Orleans Affordable Housing Board, served as a board member for National Community and Justice and also served as a board member for St. Joseph the Worker.

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Ed D. Shanklin

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