LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Validus announced today that Sean X. Chen will join the firm as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Managing Partner.
Mr. Chen brings over 20+ years of operations and compliance experience to Validus and has an extensive record working with investment advisory firms serving ultra-high net-worth individuals and families. Mr. Chen will be responsible for the management and evolution of the firm’s operational and business solutions.
Based in Los Angeles, Validus Capital is an independent firm with a team leveraging decades of combined experience to help successful entrepreneurs and multi-generational families manage the challenges and complexities of wealth through comprehensive advisory, wealth management, private fund platform and bespoke family office services.
“Sean brings with him an impressive level of experience and knowledge in compliance and operations,” said John Krambeer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Validus Capital. “He will be a critical part of keeping Validus at the forefront of the industry and adapting compliance programs for the rapidly evolving landscape where operational technology is paramount.”
Prior to joining Validus Capital, Mr. Chen spent five years with Camden Capital, serving multiple leadership roles in compliance and operations and most recently served as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Camden, Mr. Chen oversaw operations at Luminous Capital – a registered investment advisory firm that was acquired by First Republic Bank. At Luminous Capital, he supported the firm’s growth from $1.7 billion in assets under management to approximately $6 billion over a five-year period. Prior to Luminous, he spent over 10 years at Merrill Lynch & Co.
“I’m excited to join John Krambeer and the entire team at Validus Capital,” said Mr. Chen. “I love the energy, passion and client-first culture at Validus and look forward to helping the firm continue its efforts to create an advanced operational, technology and service platform to ensure an exceptional experience for clients.”
Mr. Sean Chen will be based at the firm’s headquarters in Los Angeles.
About Validus Capital
Validus Capital is an independent SEC-registered investment advisory firm with a team combining decades of experience helping successful entrepreneurs and multi-generational families manage the complexities of wealth through comprehensive advisory, wealth management, private investments and bespoke family office services.
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