NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Constellation Advisers, LLC ("Constellation"), a premier investment management consultancy, announced that it has named Wade Deffenbaugh as the Managing Director of its National Accounting and CFO Practice. Mr. Deffenbaugh will be based in Constellation’s New York office, and charged with overseeing the service delivery, operations and expansion of all Accounting and CFO support services provided by Constellation.
"Through this hire, Constellation continues to demonstrate its commitment as the premier service provider within our industry. Wade’s experience adds another dimension to our client service and deep industry expertise. He is a welcomed addition to our leadership team. Wade’s years of experience in client service will ensure that Constellation continues to deliver a high touch, customized service to our client base. In addition, Wade’s domestic and international expertise is well suited to assist our accounting and CFO clients both domestically and globally,” stated Boris Onefater, CEO of Constellation.
Mr. Deffenbaugh joins Constellation after having spent over 20 years at Deloitte & Touche LLP (“Deloitte”). While at Deloitte, Mr. Deffenbaugh served as a Partner working with global investment managers, broker dealers, and investment banking clients both domestically and internationally. He has extensive experience in Securities and Exchange Commission reporting, internal controls, risk management, and mergers and acquisitions. His years of significant assignments and posts in both Asia and Europe have provided him with an in-depth understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards and multi-jurisdictional regulatory frameworks. Additionally, his work in financial services thought leadership provides him with unique insights into the challenges faced by companies with broad public accountability. Mr. Deffenbaugh is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Commenting on his new position and responsibilities, Mr. Deffenbaugh said: “Constellation has a great culture and professional corporate environment. The leadership team is singularly focused on client service and providing an institutional level of support. I’m excited about my role serving clients and further advancing Constellation’s footprint both domestically and internationally. I am joining a team that is committed to investing in top tier talent and focused on being the industry leader well into the future.”
“We are delighted that Wade has joined the Constellation team. With over 30 years of expertise within investment management and international finance, Wade will be a core member of our senior leadership team. This will benefit our clients and further enhance our ability to provide a superior level of client service and expertise as we expand our US and international client base,” said Greg Farrington, Constellation’s President.
Constellation Advisers, LLC is a premier investment management consultancy with a customized boutique firm approach. Founded in 2008, the firm draws from decades of experience in investment management and financial services. Constellation is the leading provider of outsourced CFO, accounting, operational, regulatory and compliance support services to a range of alternative and traditional investment management firms and their investors, including hedge funds, private equity, venture capital funds, family offices, mutual funds, fund of funds, among others. With its headquarters in New York and centers of excellence in San Francisco and Dallas, Constellation services over 400 clients across the United States and internationally.