Anthony Lanier Caudle

Adjunct Professor of Finance

Anthony Lanier Caudle

Anthony Lanier Caudle has been an adjunct professor of finance at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business since January 2018. Caudle is a senior executive with more than 25 years of domestic and international experience in the financial services industry. Prior to founding RedTail Capital Markets in 2013, he held senior executive positions at firms including American Express and Comerica Bank. At American Express, while leading its Global Strategic Planning Group, Caudle 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 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,, growing the investment banking business from virtually no presence in the corporate capital markets to become one of the largest super regional participating commercial banks with $350 billion in managed underwritings. Caudle received the Chairman’s Circle award several years straight for his leadership in investment banking sales production.

Caudle also has an extensive corporate treasury background, which includes directing the start-up of capital markets activities for Delphi Automotive Systems following its $28 billion spin-off from General Motors Corporation. He also served in a variety of leadership roles with both Ford Motor Co. and the Sears Roebuck & Co. treasury teams. Caudle began his career on Wall Street in 1994 with the Merrill Lynch Debt Capital Markets Group.

Caudle earned a B.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue University’s School of Technology, an M.B.A. with a concentration in analytical finance from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and an M.Div. from Howard University’s School of Divinity. He holds active FINRA securities licenses series 7, 24, 79, and 63, and serves on the board of the New York chapter of the Association of Corporate Growth.