Leyonna M. Barba is an Executive Director in J.P. Morgan’s Commercial Bank, managing client relationships in the Technology and Disruptive Commerce banking practice in Middle Market Banking that serves high growth companies from seed stage through IPO or exit. Advising clients at every stage in their growth profile, early to late stage, she is a skilled professional in an array of solutions ranging from operational optimizations, cash management, international growth and debt financing.
Prior to working in the early stage banking group, Leyonna worked 15+ years in the investment and corporate banking practices at J.P. Morgan. She started her career in Debt Capital Markets advising clients on capital structure, M&A financing, leverage recapitalization and liability management.
Leyonna earned a M.B.A. from Columbia University and a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Accounting from Washington University in St. Louis. She is the former President of the New York Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and remains an active member. Leyonna currently resides in New Jersey with her son.