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Tom Williams
Job TitleDirector of Investment Advisory
DivisionAsset Management
BiographyMr. Williams joined Ross, Sinclaire & Associates, LLC (RSA) in 2010 as Director of Ross Sinclaire Asset Management (RSAM), a registered investment advisor offering fee-based financial planning and investment management services to individuals and institutional clients. Mr. Williams has over 35 years of experience in corporate finance and the capital markets. While working for Security Pacific Bank’s Merchant Banking Group in San Francisco, Mr. Williams financed transactions ranging from small private enterprises to leverage buyouts of Fortune 500 companies. After eight years in corporate finance, Mr. Williams served as Vice President of Wells Fargo Bank’s Investment Advisors Division where he gained experience in portfolio management of both equity and fixed income securities. Mr. Williams then joined Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, OH as VP and Product Manager in the Investment Advisors Division where he built a new business line offering active management of individually tailored fixed income portfolios. The business grew to over $1.3 billion in assets under management. He was then appointed president of Fifth Third Securities, the Bank’s Broker/Dealer subsidiary. He was brought in to oversee the acquisition and integration of a large, full-service investment bank into the Bank’s existing discount brokerage unit. Mr. Williams was then charged with building corporate finance and capital markets capabilities within Fifth Third’s Commercial Banking Group. He built four separate business lines including Derivative Products, Loan Syndications, Subordinated Debt, and Private Placements. Mr. Williams then left Fifth Third Bank for an opportunity to start a new bio-medical infection control technology company. Mr. Williams received a Master of Arts Degree in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona, and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Economics from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. He holds the FINRA d