Madison Street Capital Adds Richard Rodgers as Senior Managing Director

Industry Veteran Brings Decades of Investment Banking Experience to Chicago Based International Investment Banking Firm

Chicago – (January 2015) – Madison Street Capital is pleased to announce the addition of Richard Rodgers as Senior Managing Director to its capital markets team.  At Madison Street Capital, Mr. Rodgers will lead the development of the firm’s Energy practice as well as assisting clients in a variety of industries in meeting their strategic and financial goals.  The announcement was made by Madison Street Capital CEO Charles Botchway.

“The energy industry is continually changing and evolving as new technologies and innovations change how we do business and interact with our environment,” said Charles Botchway, CEO of Madison Street Capital “Richard will play a pivotal role in providing corporate financial advisor services to our clients in the Energy Industry and beyond, as they work to keep pace with the markets evolving energy needs and the industry’s dynamic landscape.”

Before joining Madison Street Capital, Mr. Rodgers served as CEO and Managing Director of Montgomery Street Financial Services LLC. (MSF), one of San Francisco’s leading middle market investment banking firms.  Prior to his tenure at MSF, he held several senior executive positons at Bank of America (B of A), including: Vice-President of National Sales for B of A’s Leasing & Capital Group, Vice President-Manager of Syndications, President/CEO of BA Credit Corporation, and Managing Director of Distributions, Sales & Trading.  Under his leadership at B of A, Mr. Rodgers was responsible for over $200 Billion in highly successful structured financings.

Beginning his career in Chicago with IBM, Mr. Rodgers has gone on to become the first Director of Marketing for BRAE Corporation and later Vice President of TXL Securities Corporation, where he was responsible for the creation of public (S-1) and private (Reg D) leasing partnerships, including US Windpower Partners 1981-1, one of the first alternative energy partnerships formed in the US.  A pioneer in the creation of the synthetic lease, Mr. Rodgers has arranged $40 Billion in Real Estate financings for notable developments, including: Goldman Sachs Tower, Merrill Lynch Headquarters, Time Warner Center-Columbus Circle, Tower at First National Center, The CTA Green Line, The GM Renaissance Center and the Charles Schwab Headquarters.

Mr. Rodgers earned his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business and earned his BA degree form Chapman University College while serving as an active duty service member in the United States Air Force.


About Madison Street Capital:

Madison Street Capital is an international investment banking firm that provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory, financial advisory, financing services, valuation services, and operational improvement and restructuring services to public and private businesses as well as financial asset management companies.  Madison Street Capital has focused expertise in partnering with middle-market firms to successfully navigate complex transactions and successfully assist clients in optimizing the potential of their organizations.  Madison Street Capital’s experienced professionals serve clients across the globe from offices in North America, Asia, and Africa. For additional information, please visit our website at  or give us a call at 312-529-7000.

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