Oliver J. Williams, Jr, LSSGB-Director of Securities and Investments

Mr. Williams holds a BS degree from Florida State University in Finance and post-graduate work from The Donald Regan Institute (Merrill Lynch Proprietary Education Program). He currently is the President/CEO of Argyle Capital, a South Florida based Financial Advisory firm.

Over the past 30 years Mr. Williams has extensive experience in equity investment and municipal bond transactions. He has been the Lead Principal for SEC/NASD Focus Reporting, heading Investment Banking Teams in the areas of municipal finance, pension fund consulting, corporate public offerings and overall business development. He served as Co-Senior Managing Underwriter along with Goldman Sachs & Co. in executing the Reagan Administrations Congressional mandate to recapitalize and restructure the government’s $4 billion stabilization effort of Consolidated Railway. Also Co-Managing Underwriter in the $500 million corporate equity listing of Carnival Cruise Lines. Mr. Williams also served as Co-Senior Managing Underwriter for the State of Florida Insurance Commissions Hurricane Andrew Guarantee Fund..

Mr. Williams has also been affiliated in Senior positions with M Securities Corporation as a Managing Director/Principal, AIBC Investment Services Corporation as VP-Investment Banking, First Florida Securities Inc.., as a Senior Account Executive, Prudential – Bache Securities, Inc and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith. He also worked with the U.S. Treasury Department as an ATF Inspector.

He holds professional licensing that include but are not limited to: General Securities Principal * General Securities Sales * Uniform Sales * Uniform States * Municipal Securities Principal * Municipal Securities Sales * Financial Operations Principal-Fully Disclosed * Financial Operations Principal-Self Clearing * Florida Life/Health/Annuity * General Commodity – CFTC. Mr. Williams is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.