Welcome to RLJ Capital Markets. We are a full service investment bank and broker dealer providing institutional and corporate clients with capital markets solutions.

RLJ Capital Markets, a collaboration between The RLJ Companies and Roth Capital Partners, is a full service investment bank and broker-dealer providing institutional and corporate clients with capital markets solutions that enhance their ability to raise equity and debt capital, invest in their businesses, and pursue growth opportunities. RLJ Capital Markets provides resources in underwriting and placing equity and fixed income offerings, sales and trading, research and corporate access for institutional investors. The Company brings specific sector expertise in Business Services, Consumer, Cleantech, Healthcare, Industrials, Media, Resources and Technology. RLJ Capital Markets is a licensed broker-dealer that is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).


Eddie Polite

Most recently at Roth Capital, Mr. Polite brings to RLJ Capital Markets over 25 years of experience working in the securities industry. Prior to Roth Capital, Mr. Polite was responsible for the execution desk at Montgomery Securities; was named the youngest managing director while at Mabon Securities; and was responsible for setting up and building out the trading desk as Director of Trading at Global Hunter Securities. In his time at Global Hunter Securities, he also led the initial effort to build Global Hunter Trading which was their MBE broker dealer. Mr. Polite studied economics at the University of Iowa, while playing football, and received his BGS degree from the University of Connecticut.


As Senior Vice President and Controller of The RLJ Companies, Ms. Thomas brings 25 years of corporate experience in various financial functions, including managerial and financial accounting, regulatory reporting, budgeting, corporate compliance, planning and forecasting. Previously, Ms. Thomas was an Assistant Controller at Freddie Mac, where she provided reporting and credit analysis related to securitizations and mortgage guarantees. Prior to Freddie Mac, Ms. Thomas worked for 10 years in a variety of financial roles with The Carlyle Group. Ms. Thomas graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a B.S. in accounting, and is a Certified Public Accountant.


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