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Investment Management Consultant

Phone: (504) ***-****  
Equitas Capital Advisors LLC
365 Canal Street Suite 3050
New Orleans , Louisiana 70130
United States

Company Description: Equitas Capital Advisors, LLC was established to be a unique company which blends the resources of a large global corporation with the flexibility of a small firm....   more

Employment History

  • Managing Director
    Equitas Capital Advisors LLC
  • Senior Director
    Melvin & Company
  • Senior Managing Partner
    Sonia , LLC
  • Vice President
    New Orleans Affordable Homeownership Inc
  • Chairman
    New Orleans Affordable Homeownership Inc

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • BS
  • Nicholls State University
  • associate degree , Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science degree , Business Administration
    Southern University at New Orleans
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People, 18 Sept 2015 [cached]
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.
Board Members |, 15 July 2015 [cached]
Ed D. Shanklin
New Orleans Affordable Homeownership, 13 Jan 2005 [cached]
Edward Shanklin - Vice President
The terminations, which are effective ..., 6 Aug 2008 [cached]
The terminations, which are effective August 8, were announced by NOAH Chairman of the Board Ed Shanklin during a brief five-minute meeting.
"Whereas New Orleans Affordable Homeownership, NOAH, operations are currently suspended and its management under investigation by the inspector general of the city of New Orleans, and whereas, the business of NOAH will be suspended indefinitely, now, therefore, be it resolved that all NOAH employees are terminated," said Shanklin, reading from a statement.
Louisiana Council for Economic Education, 30 Nov 2011 [cached]
Ed Shanklin
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