TAMPA, Fla. – (May 2018) – Skyway Capital Markets , a Tampa, FL-based boutique investment banking firm, is pleased to announce that Dennis Holthaus has joined its growing team as a Managing Director. Holthaus will focus on advising credit union and community bank clients.

Skyway Capital Markets Chairman Marty Traber commented, “We are at an exciting juncture at Skyway Capital Markets.  In a short period, we’ve grown to a team of ten bankers. Dennis’ contributions are already yielding results and he fits in well with our experienced team delivering the right outcomes for clients across a range of industries.”

Prior to joining Skyway Capital Markets, Holthaus served as President of Achieva Merger Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Achieva Credit Union in Dunedin, Florida formed in June 2017, a business which advised credit unions and community banks on cross-industry transactions.  Holthaus has consulted with multiple credit unions across the country on bank acquisition transactions. Holthaus also worked as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Achieva. Under his leadership, Achieva became the first credit union to acquire a community bank via merger and the first credit union to announce a second community bank merger slated to close later this year.

Prior to joining Achieva, Holthaus spent thirty-seven years in the banking industry with publicly traded banks, privately held banks and a mutual savings bank. During this time, he was involved in multiple mergers and acquisitions on both the buy and sell side, including the first Florida based financial institution to acquire out-of-state financial institutions.

In 2015, Dennis was recognized as the Tampa Bay Business Journal’’s CFO of the year. He currently serves as a Board member of Lighthouse of Pinellas in Pinellas County, Florida and Corporate America Credit Union in Birmingham, Alabama.

About Skyway Capital Markets, LLC

Skyway Capital Markets works with middle market companies, public and private, through customized capital services that include corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and recapitalization. The firm differentiates itself from its competitors by providing issuers more capital market options, including access to ultra-high net worth investors, family offices, independent broker-dealers, registered investment advisors and select institutional investors. For additional information, please visit www.SkywayCapitalMarkets.com.

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