Mr. Whitlock joined SAMCO in 2009 as a Managing Director, to expand the Underwriting and Public Finance presence in Texas and nationwide. Mr. Whitlock has over two decades of experience in the financial industry with most of his career in public finance. Prior to joining SAMCO he ran the Citigroup Regional Office where he traded and underwrote municipal bonds. He is well versed in all areas of municipal finance and has many years of experience trading and underwriting a broad spectrum of municipal credits. Mr. Whitlock attended The University of Missouri for his undergraduate degree, and The University of Dallas for his MBA. He is a former board member of The Municipal Advisory Council of Texas. Mr. Whitlock is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority as a Municipal Securities Principal (Series 53) and General Securities Representative (Series 7) and Limited Representative—Investment Banking (Series 79) and holds a Uniform Securities Agent State Law License (Series 63).