Alpharetta, GA, April 13, 2015
First Southern Securities (“FSS”), a broker dealer headquartered in Alpharetta, GA, that focuses on municipal bond sales and fixed income trading, welcomes Broc Spradlin and Alexander Watts to the First Southern Securities’ institutional sales force. Together they bring nearly 15 years of industry experience specializing in trading and providing fixed income solutions.
“We look forward to continuing to grow our business with Broc Spradlin and Alexander Watts as new members of the First Southern team. They both bring with them an expertise in municipal bond sales and trading along with a sizeable RIA client base”, commented W. Heath Hawk, FSS’s CEO. Most recently, Mr. Spradlin and Mr. Watts were both employed at Crews and Associates in Little Rock Arkansas.
About First Southern Securities, LLC: First Southern Securities, LLC (“FSS”) (Member FINRA, MSRB, SIPC) is an Alpharetta, GA based broker-dealer specializing in municipal bond sales and fixed income trading for institutional and private clients throughout the United States. FSS’s owners are W. Heath Hawk, Vasileios Sfyris and Ben Eiler. Mr. Hawk, FSS’ President and CEO, has more than twenty years of experience in municipal bond sales and trading. Mr. Hawk, from 2002 to 2009, was the branch manager for Bergen Capital, a division of Scott & Stringfellow, where he was responsible for managing the trading desk, public finance, and institutional sales force for the branch. In addition to Mr. Hawk, FSS’ co-founder Vasileios Sfyris brings sixteen years of experience in municipal bond sales and trading and he previously worked with Mr. Hawk at Bergen. Mr. Eiler also brings sixteen years of municipal bond experience from Crews and Associates, where he was a Senior Vice President, prior to joining FSS.