Leyonna Barba, Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase

2019 Business Accelerator Judge

Leyonna Barba

Leyonna Barber is an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan with 18 years of experience in the investment and corporate banking industry.  She spent the majority of her career in Debt Capital Markets advising clients on capital structure, M&A financing, leverage recapitalization and liability management.  She advised clients on numerous strategic fixed income transactions and raised over $100 billion in capital.

Leyonna is currently responsible for managing client relationships in the Technology and Disruptive Commerce group within Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries.  Leyonna advises companies in the innovation economy across Technology, Digital Media and Emerging Growth as they are scaling their business not only domestically but internationally. She advises clients at every stage in their growth profile, early to late stage, with solutions ranging from operational optimizations, international considerations and corporate finance. 

Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in 2004, Leyonna worked in the Debt Capital Markets practice at Bank One.