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Siebert Williams Shank & Co., L.L.C.


Siebert Williams Shank & Co. LLC is the nation’s largest MWBE investment banking firm and among the top corporate and municipal bond firms. Since its inception, SWS has underwritten more than $3 trillion in financial transactions for its corporate clients and many critical infrastructure projects.  

As it strategic communications counselor for a dozen years, Butler Associates has proactively worked with the firm and its leadership to achieve significant positive message delivery in national news outlets from the Wall Street Journal, Sunday New York Times Business Section, Forbes, Bloomberg, Reuter’s, Crain’s, CNBC, Fox Business, B.E.T., programs including “Wall Street Week,” along with dozens of industry and regional media platforms where the firm competes.


In 2020 and 2021, Butler led the announcement of its Clear Vision Impact Fund, in partnership with investors that include Microsoft Corporation, Apple, Comcast Corporation, Constellation Brands, and eBay. We were the force behind propelling the narrative of each of these companies making investment commitments to advance the principles of racial equity and economic opportunity to achieve these goals.


The firm’s leadership, specifically Suzanne Shank, Christopher WilliamsHenry Cisneros are frequently profiled as among trailblazers and among the most important voices and iconic business leaders in finance.


The firm continues to maintain a large presence in specific MWBE focused news outlets that include Univision, Latino Leaders, Essence Magazine, NBC’s Grio, Telemundo, The Network JournalWomen in Business and Industry, B.E.T. and Black Enterprise.  Awareness of the firm and its leaders has flourished in partnership with the Butler Associates team.

  • Media coverage in several Top 10 U.S. Newspapers


  • Named the nation’s top woman and minority owned investment firm for 20 years

  • Leadership spotlighted in “Wall Street Week” during show’s relaunch in 2016

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