Seán is a Managing Director at Silvercrest Asset Management focused on advising on liquidity events, independent valuation analysis, corporate governance, and business success planning. Prior to joining Silvercrest, Seán spent 13 years at Bessemer Trust, where he helped create Bessemer’s Family Company Advisory group, which provided corporate finance advisory services to clients.
He has also worked in investment banking within Lehman Brothers’ Power Group and corporate finance and valuation work at Ernst & Young and KPMG. Seán holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from the Yale School of Management. He is also a CFA Charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.
Seán is extremely proud of his Irish heritage, with his father, Patrick, hailing from Kilglass, County Sligo, and is active in many community organizations. In 2020, Seán became the first North American Ambassador for the Celtic FC Foundation and currently serves as the First VP of the Irish Business Organization and on the Board of the Emerald Isle Immigration Center.
Along with his wife, Kristan, their twin girls, Maeve and Emily, and their dog, Darby, Seán resides in East Norwalk, CT.