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UMSL Business - Leadership Council 2016-2017
Jay Plaskett joined Edward Jones in January 2000 as a trader, handling a variety of corporate bond sectors and other taxable fixed income investments. In 2005, he moved to the firm’s Tempe campus in Phoenix to oversee the expansion of and to lead the taxable fixed income trading area. He was named a limited partner with the firm in 2007.
In 2010, Plaskett led the firm’s efforts to expand the municipal west trading team presence and capacity in Tempe to ensure the group was able to manage half of the firm’s secondary municipal trading and ensure business continuity.
In August 2014, Plaskett returned to St. Louis to lead the overall taxable fixed income area, which encompasses secondary trading for corporate, agency and mortgage-backed securities, as well as Canadian fixed income trading, global taxable syndicate and short-term taxable fixed income.
He was named a partner with the firm in 2015.
Plaskett earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and an MBA with an emphasis in finance from Saint Louis University.