William D. Gross
William D. Gross is Chairman of Commerce Street Holdings, LLC, the holding company for Commerce Street Capital, LLC (“CSC”), a FINRA-regulated broker/dealer and Commerce Street Investment Management, LLC (“CSIM”), an SEC-registered investment advisor. Since co-founding the firm in 2007, Mr. Gross has created and developed new opportunities and lines of business, with the primary focus of building CSC’s reputation as a leading investment bank specializing in financial institutions. He also serves on the Boards and Investment Committees of all of CSIM’s investment funds.
He has been actively engaged in the securities business for over forty-five (45) years. Prior to his involvement with Commerce Street, he founded the Dallas office of SAMCO Capital Markets, Inc. in 1988. Mr. Gross has held senior positions with Southwest Securities, Schneider, Bernet and Hickman, Cullen Frost Bank, and Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Gross received a BA from The University of Texas at Austin, and is currently serving on the Development Board of The University of Texas.
Mr. Gross is a registered representative and has passed the FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 examinations.
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Dory A. Wiley
President & CEO
Dory A. Wiley is President & CEO of Commerce Street Holdings, LLC, the holding company for Commerce Street Capital, LLC ("CSC"), a FINRA-regulated broker/dealer and Commerce Street Investment Management, LLC ("CSIM"), an SEC-registered investment advisor. Since co-founding the firm in 2007, his primary focus has been the creation and management of investment funds that specialize in financial institutions and related derivatives.
Mr. Wiley serves on the Boards and Investment Committees of CSIM's investment funds. He formerly served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, an approximately $100 billion pension fund where he was Chairman of the Investment Committee.
Mr. Wiley has over 20 years of experience in commercial and investment banking and investment management. Prior to his current position with Commerce Street, Mr. Wiley was President of SAMCO Capital Markets, LLC, which he joined in August, 1996. Prior to SAMCO, he was Vice President and Manager of the Financial Institutions Group at Rauscher Pierce Refsnes, now RBC Capital Markets.
Mr. Wiley often lectures on bank-related topics for universities, seminars and conferences. He has testified as an expert witness on bank and securities valuations, has written articles for various banking periodicals and has been quoted extensively in the media. He is a member of the AICPA, Texas Society of CPAs, the Dallas Society of Financial Analysts, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, and the CFA Institute. He also serves on several charitable boards.
Mr. Wiley received a BBA in Finance and Accounting from Texas Tech University, and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.
Mr. Wiley is a registered representative and has passed the FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 examinations.
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Executive Vice President
Mr. Hashaway is Executive Vice President of Commerce Street Holdings, LLC, where he has direct responsibility for business development, strategic planning, and overall management and administration for Commerce Street Capital, LLC, a FINRA member Broker Dealer and Commerce Street Investment Management, an SEC registered adviser. He has over thirty years of progressive business and operations experience as a senior executive in banking and finance.
Mr. Hashaway previously served as Chairman, President and CEO of Prosper Bank, Prosper, Texas, a community banking organization focused on commercial and retail banking, SBA lending, mortgage banking and insurance. Prior to that position, Mr. Hashaway served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at J. Sloan & Co. (d/b/a VentureLink), Dallas, Texas where he participated in the development and execution of a strategy designed to acquire, operate, consolidate, and enhance companies with complementary product lines.
Mr. Hashaway received a BBA in Accounting from Texas A&M Commerce (formerly East Texas State University), in 1975. He also received a Certificate of Controllership from the Graduate School of Banking (BAI) at the University of Wisconsin, Madison — 1979 and is a Certified Public Accountant, State of Texas — 1979.
Mr. Hashaway is a registered representative and has passed the FINRA Series 7, 24, 66, and 79 examinations.
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