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Karen Shakoske

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Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications
Ms. Shakoske is responsible for the firm’s marketing and communications strategy, business development support, corporate communications, community and public relations.

Ms. Shakoske joined Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in the fall of 2005 as a result of Janney’s acquisition of Parker/Hunter Incorporated, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania investment, financial planning and investment banking firm. She has been in professional services marketing for 15 years, beginning her career at the Pittsburgh law firm of Tucker Arensberg, P.C. She is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Ms. Shakoske is a member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Marketing Directors Roundtable and the American Marketing Association. She serves on the Board of Directors of LEADERSHIP Philadelphia and First Person Arts.