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Sean Cessna

Sean Cessna

Managing Director


San Francisco

[email protected] | (415) 364-2923 | v-Card

Sean joined Stifel in 2018 as a Managing Director in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group covering the biotechnology sector.

Sean has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking with a primary focus on biopharmaceutical companies. Prior to joining Stifel, Sean was Head of Healthcare Investment Banking at JMP Securities LLC overseeing the biopharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare services, and healthcare IT practices. Before joining JMP in 2011, he was a senior calling officer focused on life sciences companies in the healthcare investment banking team at Piper Jaffray and a member of the healthcare investment banking team at RBC Capital Markets. Earlier, Sean worked in the investment banking group at Lehman Brothers and the mergers & acquisitions group at the Geneva Corporate Finance division of Citigroup.

Sean has an MBA from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in Finance from the University of Oregon.