Research 

  • Vaibhav (Vebs) Vaishnav

    Senior Analyst - Oilfield Services & Energy Transition

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    Vaibhav (Vebs) Vaishnav

    Based in Houston, Vaibhav (Vebs) Vaishnav has been covering Oilfield Services & Equipment for over 15 years. He has earlier worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Cowen and most recently at Scotia Capital on sell-side and a year on buy-side at Millennium. Clients know him for his “in the weeds” analysis and being close to numbers.

Sales and Trading 

  • Craig Crespo

    Head Trader

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    Craig brings over 20 years of institutional trading experience to Coker Palmer. Craig most recently served as Managing Director and Head of Trading for IBERIA Capital Partners. As Managing Director of IBERIA Capital Partners trading platform Craig oversaw the development and implementation of the firm’s trading business. Prior to that, Craig served as a senior equity trader at Capital One Southcoast (12 years) and started and managed the Battenkill New Orleans Trading Desk.

  • Michael P. Miller – Co Head of Sales

    Founding Partner – Head of Capital Markets

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    Michael brings over 25 years of institutional experience to Coker Palmer. Michael most recently served as Managing Director of IBERIA Capital Partners. As Managing Director of IBERIA Capital Partners, Michael was responsible for managing the firm’s start-up, overseeing the formation of the broker-dealer including the research, sales, and trading platforms. Prior to that, Michael served as founder and partner of Southcoast Capital, LLC until its sale to Hibernia National Bank (2000).

  • Matt Keller - NY Sales & Capital Markets

    INSTITUTIONAL SALES

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    Matt Keller joins us with 11+ years of institutional sales and Investment Banking experience, having started his career on Wall Street in 2006.  Matt graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2000.  He holds FINRA licenses, including Series 7, 63, 65, 24, 79.
  • Diane McConnell, CFA

    Institutional Sales

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    Diane joins us after 28 years at Capital One, having help found Southcoast Capital in 1990, which was eventually sold to Capital One. Diane extensive sales experience and brings an analytical bent to her clients, as evidenced by her CFA charter. Diane graduated from the University of Kentucky and holds Series 7 & 63 FINRA licenses.