Peter W. Stanton
Mr. Stanton is Chief Executive Officer of Stanton Executive Group, LLC (SEG), a leading strategy consulting firm for the financial industry. He is well-known for his expertise in helping top tier industry executives implement highly effective growth strategies targeted at fully integrated wealth management initiatives.
Mr. Stanton was recently the Co-Founder of Investor Lending Solutions (ILS), a technology services company linking broker dealers and asset managers with lending institutions which he sold to Goldman Sachs in 2015. Accordingly, he spent 2015-2017 at Goldman Sachs as the Managing Director and co-head of a major business initiative to extend the Private Bank’s lending capability into the 3rd party marketplace.
A Yale University graduate with over thirty years of experience in the financial industry, he served as Senior Vice President and Director of Banking Strategy for UBS Financial Services Inc. He had full accountability for all client account businesses (approximately 2 million clients with $350 billion+ in assets) and led the firm’s expansion into commercial lending in the United States.
Early in his career he spent three years as a commercial banking analyst and loan officer and then sixteen years with Merrill Lynch where he was an Executive Vice President and Senior Director of Merrill Lynch Business Financial Services, Inc. and a SVP and Senior Director for Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation. During this time, he successfully completed an advanced securities industry program at Wharton and was accredited with multiple industry licenses.
Mr. Stanton spent three years in Europe as President and CEO of AdvisorTech Corporation, a VC funded investment services and technology firm and has served as a consultant, advisor, and board member firms both within and outside of the financial industry.