Wayne serves as Managing Director of the Public Finance Department of Duncan-Williams. In this role, he has overseen the underwriting of more than $16.3 billion (par amount) of municipal bonds, including governmental, education, healthcare, special districts, multi-family housing, and airport authority issues.
Other banking experience includes five years as CEO of a mortgage servicing company operating in more than 40 states. Wayne also participated in the startup of a de novo state charted commercial bank, where he served on the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee.
Wayne spent the first ten years of his career as a CPA in Public Accounting. His clients included public and privately owned commercial companies, financial institutions, and securities broker-dealers. At that time, financial institutions engaged in private securitizations of mortgage loans, and he performed collateral audits of those structures.
Wayne is a graduate of the University of Evansville with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. More recently he served as President of the Alumni Board. He earned a MBA degree in Finance from the University of Michigan. He holds the Series 24, 52, 62, 63, and 79 licenses, which qualify him as a General Principal for the department.