William Blair Names 24 New Partners

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

William Blair, the premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management, announced today it named 24 new partners worldwide this month.

"Each partner class is distinctive, but the Class of 2021 has proven itself most recently in the extraordinary circumstances of 2020, continuing our firm's long tradition of delivering success and inspiring confidence among clients and in our communities, even amid trying conditions," said John R. Ettelson, William Blair’s president and chief executive officer.

The following individuals have been invited to become partners at William Blair:

Henry Bâby (Investment Management/Chicago)
Rakhee Bhagat (Investment Banking/New York
James F. Bishop, Jr. (Institutional Equity Sales/New York)
Christopher Brathwaite (Private Wealth Management/Chicago)
Drew P. Buckley (Investment Management/Chicago)
Michaelle Burstin (Brand, Marketing & Communications/Chicago)
Justine Chiou (Investment Banking/Chicago)
Cissie Citardi (Legal & Compliance/Chicago)
Matt Conaty (Investment Banking/San Francisco)
Spencer Crawford (Investment Banking/San Francisco)
Michael J. Doyle (Investment Banking/Chicago)
David Dreifuss (Private Wealth Management/Chicago)
James T. Gallagher (Institutional Equity Sales/New York)
Christopher O’Neil Glass (Private Wealth Management/Chicago)
Romina Graiver (Investment Management/London)
Andy Hsieh (Equity Research/Chicago)
Scott A. Krzeminski (Private Wealth Management/Chicago)
Neal F. MacLean (Institutional Equity Sales/Boston)
Edward J. Malysiak, Jr. (Private Wealth Management/Chicago)
Gary Morabito (Investment Banking/Chicago)
Matt Phipps (Equity Research/Chicago)
Raju Y. Prasad  (Equity Research/Chicago)
Greg South (Investment Banking/San Francisco)
Ruta Ziverte (Investment Management/Chicago)

About William Blair

William Blair is the premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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