Meet our Kansas City based Team


Marco Listrom 
(Trading, Underwriting, and Public  Finance)
816-221-1310 fax

Brian Cookson
Vice President
(Trading, Underwriting, and Public Finance)
816-221-1310 fax

Thomas V. Anderson
Registered Representative
(Trading, Underwriting, and Public Finance)
816-221-1310 fax

Kelly C. Jones
Register Representative
(Trading, Underwriting, and Public Finance)
816-505-4456 fax

Mr. Listrom has a distinguished record in corporate and public finance spanning more than three decades. Mr. Listrom formed Valdés & Moreno, Inc. in July 1994, and in his management capacity, oversees the entire operation of the firm with a particular emphasis on the firm's investment banking unit. Mr. Listrom holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 24, 28, 53, and 55 and earned an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a BS degree in accounting from the University of Missouri Columbia.  Mr. Listrom is based in the firm’s Kansas City, MO office and will be responsible for leading all marketing and pricing efforts. Mr. Listrom has led all the firm’s efforts in underwriting and co-financial advisory for new issues related municipal bonds.

Mr. Cookson has been with Valdés & Moreno since 2006. He holds FINRA Series 24, 7, and 53 designations and earned an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Mr. Cookson is based in the firm’s Kansas City, MO office and will be responsible for trading, providing pre-sale pricing information, preparing marketing documents and quantitative analysis for transactions.

Mr. Anderson joined Valdés & Moreno in  2017. His experience trading securities and building relationships in the institutional market exceeds  20 years. Mr. Anderson holds FINRA Series 24, 7, and 53. He earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in economics from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr.Anderson markets bonds to institutional buyers nationally and assists with pre-sale pricing information, marketing and sales. His daily trades include both taxable and tax-exempt securities.

Mr. Jones joined Valdés & Moreno in 2008. He complements the underwriting efforts of the firm by marketing bonds to retail customers, providing current market perspective as well as performing certain compliance duties. Mr. Jones holds FINRA Series 27, 52 and 62 designations and earned his bachelor’s degree in management from Park University. He is dedicated to educating new and experienced investors alike through thorough research of issuers and markets to provide investors with the information necessary to make sound decisions. Kelly values building lasting relationships to insure both the success of our clients and the success of our business.

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Valdés & Moreno
6300 N. Revere Drive,
Suite 110

Kansas City, MO 64151

 Nationwide   (800) 279-7200
Kansas City Area   (816) 221-6700
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