Chief Financial Officer
President, Harvest Capital Strategies
Ray Jackson is Chief Financial Officer of JMP Securities and parent company JMP Group. He also serves as President of Harvest Capital Strategies.
Prior to joining JMP, Ray was corporate controller and an executive officer at Redwood Trust, a publicly traded mortgage REIT. He was previously a senior manager for three years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the financial services and banking industry practice in San Francisco. He also spent five years with KPMG as a senior audit manager and audit manager in San Francisco and the UK and spent three years with Deloitte & Touche in the UK.
Ray holds a BS degree with honors from Loughborough University in England and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Director of Financial Technology Research
Head of Business Development
Devin Ryan is a Managing Director and equity research analyst covering investment banks, brokers, asset managers, and specialty lenders. As Director of Financial Technology Research, Devin stewards JMP Securities’ coverage of fintech companies that exist at the intersection of traditional finance and technological innovation. Additionally, Devin serves as Head of Business Development for JMP Securities, leveraging his industry expertise and longstanding relationships within the capital markets and financial technology sectors to help chart the future of the firm.
Prior to joining JMP Securities in 2013, Devin spent more than eight years in equity research at Sandler O’Neill & Partners, concluding his tenure there as a Managing Director and senior analyst while covering a range of companies in the capital markets industry with business lines spanning investment banking and securities trading, asset and wealth management, and retail and commercial banking. During his time at Sandler O’Neill, Devin was a three-time winner of the top spot in his sector in an annual ranking of all U.S. equity research analysts conducted by StarMine and published in The Financial Times. He began his Wall Street career in the institutional investor group at Citigroup Smith Barney.
Devin holds a BBA in management information systems from University of Notre Dame.