Cerity Partners, a national independent financial advisory firm, announced today that it has hired Doug Bonaquist as the firm’s new Head of Corporate Business Development. In this role, Doug will be responsible for developing corporate client relationships and assisting companies designing Financial Wellness solutions, including Executive Financial Counseling, for their leadership teams and broader workforce.
Bonaquist will be based out of New York. Bonaquist joins Cerity Partners with three decades of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to this role, he was an Executive Director at UBS Financial Services where he held several positions, including Head of Corporate Client Development and as a Financial Advisor to corporate executives. Before joining UBS, Doug served as the Vice President of National Sales and Marketing for Ayco, a Goldman Sachs Company, where he managed numerous public and private corporate relationships.
“I am excited to join Cerity Partners, a firm that I have admired for many years due to its strong entrepreneurial, partnership culture,” said Bonaquist. “Together, we share a commitment to provide comprehensive Financial Wellness solutions for companies, their leaders, and their employees, as a benefit to attract, reward and retain talent, and to mitigate risk.” Bonaquist is joining Cerity Partners following multiple years of strong growth for the firm. He will be instrumental in maintaining and building this growth momentum to promote long-term success for the firm. Some of his responsibilities include growing strategic relationships and advising corporate leaders and executives.
“We are fortunate to welcome Doug to our team as a colleague, Partner and Head of Corporate Business Development,” said Kurt Miscinski. “His thorough understanding of corporate clients’ and executives’ needs, coupled with his experience in driving growth, will add immense value to our firm’s continued success in developing new client relationships and delivering world-class advice and service to our clients.”
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