James Alexander has held executive and senior sales roles within the Capital Markets Division of Money Center and Regional Banks for the last 30 years. He served as Senior Director at Key Banc Capital Markets from 2015-2023 and was responsible for growing the firm’s corporate bond credit business as well as expanding its entry into the Structure Product (MBS) Trading sector with new tier one client relationships. Prior to joining Key Banc, James was a Director in the Capital Markets Division at Wells Fargo Securities and a Principal in the Capital Markets Division at Bank of America Securities. James is a respected leader with deep industry knowledge that has enabled him to evaluate and act upon market opportunities and navigate changing economic cycles. James is also a cultural innovator and community leader as he was a co-founder of All Jokes Aside Comedy Club in Chicago which became one of the most influential entertainment destinations in the country devoted to comedians of color. He also dedicates his time to improving the lives of young people through education by serving on the Board of Directors of The Edward G. Irvin Foundation, where he has served as Chairman of the Scholarship Committee for the last twelve years. James graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Morehouse College and earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management