Electric Utility, Automotive, Mega Church Finance
Anthony Caudle
Chairman & CEO
Mr. Caudle is a senior executive with over twenty five years of both domestic and international experience in the financial services industry. Prior to founding RedTail Capital Markets in October of 2013, he has held senior executive leadership positions at firms including American Express and Comerica Bank. At American Express, while leading its Global Strategic Planning Group, he acted as a strategic advisor to various business unit presidents and to the Chairman and CEO of American Express.

Prior to his time with American Express, he spent 10 years with Dallas, Texas based Comerica Bank where he was the Senior Managing Director and Head of Corporate Investment Banking. Under his leadership, Comerica Bank launched its corporate investment banking activities from inception in 2001. Mr. Caudle led the efforts to grow the investment banking business from virtually no presence in the corporate capital markets to one of the largest super regional participating commercial banks with $350 billion in managed underwritings. He received the Chairman’s Circle Award several years straight for his leadership in investment banking sales production.

Mr. Caudle also has an extensive Corporate Treasury background which includes; directing the start-up of the capital markets activities for Delphi Automotive Systems following its $28 billion spin-off from General Motors Corporation in 1999. He also served in a variety of leadership roles with both Ford Motor Co. and the Sears Roebuck & Co. treasury teams. He began his career on Wall Street in 1994 with the Merrill Lynch Debt Capital Markets Group.
 
Mr. Caudle holds FINRA securities licenses Series 24, 7, 79, 63. He holds a B.S., in Electrical Engineering from the Purdue University, an MBA, in Corporate Finance from The University Of Chicago, and an M. Div., in Theology from Howard University.
Investment Banking
Craig Simmons
Managing Director

Mr. Simmons advised major corporations, private equity and institutional investors for most of his 30 year career. Prior to joining RedTail Capital Markets in September of 2018, he was responsible for building the debt and equity capital markets banking business at Drexel Hamilton, a disabled veteran owned investment bank. During that 7- year period, Mr. Simmons was responsible for over 100 major corporate and private equity clients, and co-managed over $330bil debt and $26bil equity deals for Fortune 500 and private equity clients. 

Mr. Simmons has always recognized the importance of being a socially responsible business leader. Prior to his time with Drexel Hamilton, Mr. Simmons took a hiatus from the financial markets to lend his expertise to a widely acclaimed civic organization, One Hundred Black Men of New York. In 2009, the Board of Directors of the organization’s New York founding chapter appointed Mrs. Simmons as its first Executive Director where he was responsible for operations, fundraising, membership, programs as well as mentoring and scholarship support for Eagle Academy Schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Mr. Simmons spearheaded development of several of its innovative mentoring and scholastic enrichment programs over the course of his 20-year membership in the organization.

Among his other philanthropic endeavors, Mr. Simmons served as Chairman of the of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church Rector Search Committee in 1993. He was elected by the parish to serve two terms on the Vestry from 1994-2000. During his tenure he headed a newly created New Venture Committee that led to innovative and sustained projects such as the book and gift store and the establishment of the Church’s popular café on Park Avenue. 

Mr. Simmons began his career on Wall Street in 1984 as a corporate finance analyst with The First Boston Corp. Mr. Simmons has extensive finance experience in investment banking, alternative fund placement, debt and equity capital markets fixed income sales and macro strategy. Mr. Simmons worked at firms such as Williams Capital, Cantor Fitzgerald, Lehman Brothers, Sumitomo Bank, Wetherly Capital and Armored Wolf. 
 
Mr. Simmons holds FINRA securities licenses Series 3, 7, 63 and 79. Mr. Simmons holds a B.A., in Asian Studies from Amherst College where he studied Japanese and Chinese languages and Indian culture. He lived in Kyoto, Japan as a foreign exchange student and attended Doshisha University. 

 

Operations and Business Development
Nina S. Caudle
Senior Vice President
Nina S. Caudle is a founding member of RedTail Capital Markets, currently serving as Senior Vice President of Operations and Business Development.  Mrs. Caudle brings to our company over 12 years of experience in Business Development.  She strives to understand our clients’ current financial demands, future goals, and long-term vision; so we can construct a financial solution that best suits our clients’ needs. 
 
Mrs. Caudle began her career as a software engineer with firms in the technology sector, Unisys Corp., and Motorola Inc.  At AT&T she used her expertise as a Design Engineer and Solutions Consultant to develop and deliver network application products and services for their large and mid-cap clients.
 

Mrs. Caudle holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.
Compliance
Gigs S. Taylor-Stephenson
Senior Vice President
Gigs Taylor-Stephenson is Senior Vice President and Head of Compliance and brings over 25 years of industry experience in compliance training and education. Gigs has worked for firms to include Dean Witter Reynolds. In addition, she has been a securities compliance exam instructor with Stanley Kaplan and Securities Training Corporation.

Gigs holds her FINRA licenses in the Series 7, 79, 63.
Investment Banking
Martin Moya
Analyst
Martin Moya serves as an analyst of investment banking for RedTail Capital Markets where he is primarily responsible for conducting industry/company-specific research, financial analysis, valuation, financial modeling, developing transaction marketing materials and assisting in the execution of M&A transactions. Martin has experience working alongside entrepreneurial led companies, family offices, private equity firms and institutional investors in the lower middle market space. 

Prior to joining the RedTail, Martin has worked on various advisory transactions ranging from mergers, acquisitions, debt & equity financing, early seed capital raises, debt repayment schedules (LBO) and restructurings. 

Martin earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College.