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Blake Myers '86 Joins Amherst Security Group

January 22, 2009

EC Gate Snow Dec 2007.jpgJanuary 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Blake T. Myers, a 1986 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Amherst Securities Group, L.P. as a salesperson. Myers previously worked at UBS Securities. He is based in the New York City office of Amherst, a broker-dealer specializing in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS).

“I am extremely pleased to welcome Blake to Amherst,” states Sean Dobson, CEO of Amherst Securities Group. “During his tenure at UBS, where he worked in institutional sales for the past six years, Blake developed a reputation as one of the industry’s top salespeople of mortgage backed securities and other derivative products while managing several top-tier accounts. Those relationships, along with his extensive experience working across a diverse range of industries, make him a great addition to our already strong sales team.”

An announcement notes that "Myers brings 16 years of experience in the bond business to Amherst. While at UBS, Mr. Myers managed a sales team that worked with clients in various sectors, including insurance companies, money managers and hedge funds. Prior to working at UBS, Mr. Myers held a similar role at JPMorgan from 2000 until 2003. From 1993 until 2000, he was an MBS salesman at Nomura Securities." dp newspaper

It also notes that he majored in physics at DePauw and received an M.B.A. from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.

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