Susquehanna Financial Group Hires Gwyneth Roberts, Brian Cumberland and Thomas Healy

Jun 04, 2010, 09:00 ET from Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP

NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP (SFG), the institutional broker-dealer member of the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG), announced today its hiring of Gwyneth Roberts, Brian Cumberland and Thomas Healy as the newest members of the Research Sales team. These hires will be based out of SFG's New York office.

"We couldn't be more pleased with the addition of these highly talented salespeople," said Art Oswald, SFG's Head of Research Sales. "Each individual has very strong relationships based on a deep understanding of how to add value to the investment process. Collectively, they add a wealth of experience to our research sales platform."

Gwyneth Roberts joins SFG with more than 15 years of financial services experience. Prior to joining SFG, Ms. Roberts spent 13 years in institutional sales, most recently as a managing director at JMP Securities. Previously, Ms. Roberts was a director of institutional sales for Wachovia Securities and for Thomas Weisel Partners and an institutional sales professional at CIBC. Ms. Roberts started her career in financial services at CastleRock Partners. Mrs. Roberts earned her BA in Economics from Skidmore College.

Prior to joining SFG, Brian Cumberland was most recently the head of U.S. research sales at MKM Partners and served on its operating committee, where he led several key growth initiatives in sales and research. Prior to MKM, Mr. Cumberland spent ten years in institutional equity sales at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Cumberland earned his BA in Economics and English from Bucknell University and an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University.

Thomas Healy brings 15 years of equity sales experience to SFG. Previously, Mr. Healy was employed by Pali Capital and at UBS, where he was most recently a managing director and co-head of New York institutional equity sales. Earlier in his career, Mr. Healy spent seven years at Friedman Billings Capital Markets (FBCM). While at FBCM, he started its New York operation and helped build out the sales, trading, sales-trading, research and banking practices. Mr. Healy started his career at Citi. He earned his BA in Business from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

"Having a sales force with dynamic skill sets and meaningful relationships enables us to leverage our differentiated research product and deliver integrated client solutions," said Cory Carlesimo, SFG's Head of Equities. "We are very excited to welcome Gwyneth, Brian and Tom to the team."

About Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP

Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP (SFG), a member of the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG), is an innovator in global finance, servicing the needs of clients worldwide in the areas of sales, fundamental research, and market intelligence. Building upon SIG's command of the options marketplace and its quantitative trading capabilities, SFG has cultivated a robust service offering that provides liquidity, industry-leading insights, and execution services. SIG employs approximately 1,500 individuals located in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. For additional information please visit  

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