COLUMBUS, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BNY Mellon Wealth Management has named Eric Czepyha as Head of Private Business Advisory in Columbus, Ohio. Czepyha will report to Executive Director of Advice and Fiduciary Services, Pamela Lucina and will provide expertise and guidance in the review and analysis of client business interests, including financial analysis and valuation, mergers and acquisitions, pre-transaction planning and corporate governance.
“Eric has nearly 20 years of experience and expertise in Privately Held Business legal, transaction and advisory. He has worked closely with business owners to develop, implement, and administer succession plans and has acted as a corporate trustee, serving on the Board of Directors of several private companies. We are excited to have Eric on board and know that he will enhance the capabilities of our team,” said Pamela Lucina.
Prior to joining BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Czepyha served as both Global Head of Trusts & Estates Specialty Assets and Head of Closely Held Asset Management at J.P. Morgan Private Bank. In this position he oversaw a team of 40 asset management professionals and managed $8 billion of Private Bank client investments. Prior to this role, Czepyha was a Director in the Global Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Barclay’s Investment Bank. Czepyha was also an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom where he served as M&A legal counsel to public and private companies across a variety of industries.
Czepyha graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in English. He also obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Harvard Law.
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