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Two-time Alumnus Gene A. Wallace Named Managing Director at Barrier Advisors

8/22/2011  9:15 am

Gene A. Wallace (ADV BS '54/ M.S. '59) has been named Managing Director-Investment Banking for Barrier Advisors in Dallas, Texas. He has nearly 30 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience and advises companies on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt placements, and specialty finance transactions across a broad range of industries. Barrier is an affiliate of Highland Capital Management. Highland is an international money manager with $22 billion in assets under management. During his time in the College, Mr. Wallace was also Senior Class President in 1954.



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