BANYAK GROUP IS A RETAINED EXECUTIVE SEARCH, HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
CONSULTING & CANDIDATE ADVISORY FIRM.
BANYAK/ BAHN-YAHK/ (NOUN)
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Banyak Group is a Retained Global Executive Search, Human Capital Management Consulting & Candidate Advisory firm. Our focus is Investment Management and Blockchain Technology Industries. Our specializations are with Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Asset Management, Venture Capital firms, Investment Banks and Blockchain technology companies.
Our clients and candidates alike return to us, not just because we are Investment Management and Technology Recruitment Specialists but because we only work with individuals who we believe have the potential to make a real difference. We are more than a database of candidates, a book of clients, and brokers of information.
...we exist to be different
D. ALEXANDER GANNES
Alex is a Senior Retained Search Consultant and Advisor within the global Investment Management and Blockchain Technology Industries. He founded Banyak Group, a Retained Search, Consultancy and Advisory firm in 2012 to continue his work as a human capital specialist to Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Asset Managers, Family Offices, Venture Capital firms and Blockchain. An expert in his field, Alex also serves as a advisor, coach and mentor to those building funds as well as those opportunistically navigating the financial industry.
Prior to starting Banyak Group, Alex ran the Quantitative Strategies and Risk Management Practice and was the Director of Research for retained search firm, Bay Street Advisors. He began his career in search with Strategic Work Force solutions as a specialist to the investment management and investment banking industries.
Alex is a proud Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business alumni, has an adventurous spirit and is an avid world traveler. He resides in Carroll Gardens with his family.
Lauren comes from over 10 years of Operations and Executive Level Administrative experience here in New York City. Since 2015 she partnered with Banyak Group, to manage business development and kick-off an additional vertical in executive level administrative recruitment, primarily within but not limited to the global investment management industry. Lauren also serves as an executive level coach to those pursuing to build their business and entrepreneurship.
Prior to joining the world of Operations and demanding Executive Assistant roles, Lauren initially arrived to New York in 2005 to pursue fashion and transitioned quickly on to discover her true passion for optimization of process, organization and the betterment of those lives she was brought in to manage. The majority of her career has been spent assisting serial entrepreneurs, helping them run at their best and developing and scaling their businesses.
Lauren enjoys the arts, travel, connecting people, meditation and new experiences.