Gayla Perkins Lopez
Chief Administrative Officer
Gayla Perkins Lopez is the Chief Administrative Officer for Commerce Street Capital, LLC. She is in charge of planning, directing, and overseeing policies and procedures related to the administrative staff as well as general third-party services provided to the firm.
Ms. Lopez has been with Commerce Street since its inception. In April, 1988, she helped found the Dallas office of SAMCO Capital Markets, Inc., Commerce Street’s predecessor firm, where she held a number of positions in client management and office management. Ms. Lopez has been in the securities industry since 1980 and was previously with Southwest Securities, Thomson McKinnon Securities and Schneider, Bernet and Hickman in Dallas.
Ms. Lopez received a BA degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and holds multiple securities licenses.