BTIG Franchise Sales Adds Directors Travis Long and Lauren Schuck
New York – July 7, 2020 – BTIG announced today that Travis Long and Lauren Schuck have joined the firm’s Franchise Sales division. Mr. Long and Ms. Schuck will be based in the firm’s New York office and report to Dan Wychulis, Managing Director and Head of Franchise Sales, at BTIG.
Mr. Long joins BTIG’s Franchise Sales team as a Director. Prior to BTIG, he spent nearly 10 years within the U.S. Institutional Equity Sales team at Susquehanna Financial Group in New York. Mr. Long began his career on the Institutional Sales desk at Telsey Advisory. He earned a BA in finance from Villanova University.
Ms. Schuck joins BTIG’s Franchise Sales team as a Director as well. Prior to BTIG, she was a Director within Equity Sales at Buckingham Research Group. Previously, Ms. Schuck spent 13 years at FBR Capital Markets, where she began her career in financial equity research. She earned a BS from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech with a concentration in marketing management.
At BTIG, Mr. Long and Ms. Schuck will work to enrich existing and cultivate new multi-asset class trading, research, capital markets, investment banking and related brokerage relationships for the firm. “We are thrilled to have Travis and Lauren join the firm. Their strong buy-side connections and vast experience covering hedge fund, mutual fund and long-only asset management clients will strengthen our business development efforts in New York and the surrounding region,” commented Mr. Wychulis. “As proven industry professionals, they will undoubtedly add to BTIG’s continued success. We look forward to their contribution to the Franchise Sales team as they market BTIG’s global platform, investment opportunities and differentiated research coverage of established and emerging growth companies to their clients.”
BTIG’s Franchise Sales unit is comprised of a team of nearly 20 seasoned industry professionals fluent in the firm’s multi-product offering. Their expertise helps institutional and corporate clients solve their most important investment decisions and navigate the marketplace across periods of great volatility and stability respectively. BTIG’s Franchise Sales team members are based in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.
BTIG is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services. With an extensive global footprint and more than 600 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 18 cities throughout the U.S., and in Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs and fixed income, currency and commodities (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, and convertible and preferred securities). The firm’s core capabilities include global execution, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, transition management, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more.