Business Development Team

Business Development Team


Matthew Williams

Matt joined ProEquities in 2011 in due diligence. There, he developed a deep product knowledge and passion for helping advisors serve their clients efficiently and effectively. In 2013 he moved over to the marketing department to help with marketing budgets and project management, focusing on increasing capabilities and resources to the field. When not at work Matt enjoys any outdoor activity, Alabama football, and spending time with his wife, Alison. Matt is from Birmingham and earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Alabama with a concentration in finance. He holds Series 7 and 66 licenses.




Janine Bevelle

Janine joined ProEquities in 1999. Before joining ProEquities, Janine spent seven years managing corporate and consumer loans at SouthTrust Bank, now Wells Fargo. Since joining ProEquities, she has worked in ACATs, products, and is currently part of our recruiting team. Away from the office, Janine enjoys traveling, spending time with her husband James and entertaining family and friends.





Shane Slaughter

Shane joined ProEquities in 2013 as a Senior Licensing Administrator before moving to recruiting in April 2016. He is a graduate of The University of Alabama where he played the trumpet in the Million Dollar Band. Away from the office, Shane enjoys serving his community by being the President of the Alabama and Lyric Theatre Junior Board and volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to concerts, and playing tennis.





Smith Williams

Smith joined ProEquities in 2011 and moved into her current recruiting role in 2016. Prior to that, Smith worked in the firm’s compliance department in a variety of roles, including surveillance and dispute resolution. Smith is a graduate of Auburn University, where she received a finance degree. She also holds Series 7, 24, and 66 licenses. Away from the office, Smith enjoys teaching classes at The Bar Method, exploring her adopted city of Birmingham, and spending time with family and friends.

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