Robert Smith

Rob Smith is Managing Director and Head of Auto ABS.  He has been involved in the capital markets for more than 30 years, and held leadership positions at major financial institutions.  Rob has made notable contributions to the development of securitization and the ABS markets, including the first Credit Union securitization. Prior to joining Stifel, Rob was Senior Managing Director and Head of Structured Transactions at Bear Stearns & Co, Inc. and President of Bear Stearns Advisors International, Inc., Principal at Morgan Stanley and President of Morgan Stanley Mortgage Investor Services, Head of Structured Finance at Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., Principal at Mariner Investment Group, President and CIO of NIBC Credit Management, Inc., and founder and CEO of RangeMark Financial Services, Inc.  He began his career as an economist with the Chase Manhattan Bank. Rob received h Master's degree from the University of Virginia and Bachelor's degree from the University of New Hampshire.

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