The Biggest Moves in Finance This Week

George PaulNews
Laide Majiyagbe, Head of Financing and Liquidity, BNY Mellon Markets

Laide Majiyagbe. Image courtesy of BNY Mellon, Business Wire

These are the most notable hires, promotions, and departures within the finance community in the last week. For executive news updated daily, check out The Org's People on the Move.

Executive Moves

Bessemer Venture Partners has revealed that former senior Amazon executive, Jeff Blackburn, is leaving the firm after five weeks on the job. He will remain an advisor and special limited partner for the company, whilst purising management opportunities. Source | Full Story

JPMorgan Chase has made the decision to elevate James Reid to serve as the bank’s Chief Information Officer for its new employee experience division. The new role makes Reid the technologist in charge of the bank’s new unit focused on developing and modernizing the technology used by its employees around the world. Source | Full Story

Brex has hired Frederick Reynolds as its first-ever Chief Compliance Officer. Reynolds was the Managing Director, Global Head of Financial Crime, Employment and Competition Legal at Barclays. Source | Full Story

BNY Mellon has named Laide Majiyagbe as its new Head of Financing and Liquidity. She joins BNY Mellon from Goldman Sachs, where she most recently served as Global Head of Liquidity Projections in the firm's Corporate Treasury division. Source

Wells Fargo has named Evelyn Varner as Head of Advice Enablement for Wealth & Investment Management (WIM). She most recently served as a digital planning executive for Bank of America. Source

CoinFund, a blockchain-focused investment firm shaping the global transition to digital assets and decentralized finance, announced that Vanessa Grellet has joined the firm as its Head of Portfolio Growth. Source

Stifel Financial hired Robert L. Rauch as Managing Director of Emerging Markets Debt Advisory. Prior to joining Stifel, he was Senior Partner and Portfolio Manager at Gramercy Funds Management. Source

LCR Capital Partners announced that Shilpa Menon has joined as Senior Director for India. She joins from Avendus Wealth Management, where she served as VP of Products and Advisory. Source

Atlas Venture, a leading early-stage venture capital firm, announced today that Samantha (Sam) Truex is joining the firm as a Venture Partner. Source

P4G Capital Management has promoted DJ Marshall to Managing Director in the firm's Portfolio Resource Group. Source

Cboe named Natan Tiefenbrun as the new SVP and Head of European Equities for Cboe Europe. Most recently, he was Managing Director, EMEA Execution Services at Bank of America. Source

Lafayette Square has hired Fernando Lamas as a Managing Director on the firm's Distribution team, a newly created role. Lamas joins Lafayette Square from Ohana Real Estate Investors. Source

Capitol Securities Management appointed Jim Wallace as Chief Operating Officer. Previously he had held senior leadership roles at Arthur W. Wood Company and Cetera Advisors. Source

Centric Bank has promoted Christine (Christy) Pavlakovich to serve as its new EVP and Chief. Source

Idea Financial announced that Salina Erazo has joined the company as its Director of Marketing. Salina comes to Idea Financial most recently from Mutual of Omaha Advisors where she served as Regional Sales Director for the Southern Florida and Caribbean markets. Source

Crestline Investors announced that David Philipp has been named as a Partner. He initially joined Crestline in 2013 as Managing Director & Senior Portfolio Manager. Source

Bacchus Capital Advisors revealed that Steven Latimer has joined the firm as Managing Director and Head of Bacchus Capital's presence in the Americas. Most recently, he was President of Jefferies Securities in Canada, Managing Director and Head of the firm's Canadian Investment Banking business. Source

Delta Capital Partners Management has announced the addition of Jonathan Sablone to the firm as Managing Director and Global Director of Originations. He previously served as a Partner at DLA Piper. Source

Oak Hill Capital Partners has announced that Nicole Arnaboldi has joined the firm as a Partner. She most recently worked as a Senior Advisor and Vice Chairman of Credit Suisse Asset Management. Source

Fiduciary Trust Company has hired Michael Stephens as VP and Investment Officer and Sarah Grandfield as VP and Trust Counsel. Source

Global Wealth Advisors announced that Gerard Longo, has joined the firm to expand its advisory business into the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. Source

SMBC Group’s SMBC Americas Holdings has elected Kevin G. Chavers as an Independent Director, effective May 1, 2021. Source

Northern Trust Asset Management hired Julie Moret as its Global Head of Sustainable Investing and Stewardship. Source

Exchange Bank has named Brian Rober its new SVP and Chief Information Officer. He joins from FIS. Source

Snowden Lane Partners announced that former Wells Fargo financial advisor, Marivi Rodriguez, has joined the firm as a Partner and Managing Director. Source

John Marshall Bank has added Mike Bell as the bank’s Chief Accounting Officer. He previously served as a Senior Manager in the Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) practice at EY. Source

Live Oak Bank announced that Renato Derraik will join as Chief Information & Digital Officer on June 7. He joins after serving as Chief Digital Officer at Ally Financial. Source

Sachem Capital appointed William C. Haydon as Chief Investment Officer and Director of Investor Relations. Source


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