Alexander P. Lynch
Global Chairman, Financial Institutions Group, and Chairman, North American Mergers and Acquisitions
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
New York, NY
Mr. Lynch serves as Global Chairman of the Financial Institutions Group with responsibility for managing a number of global and local financial services’ client relationships which are of critical importance to the firm. Mr. Lynch also serves as Chairman of the North American Mergers and Acquisitions Group with responsibility for strategic advisory assignments across a variety of clients and industries. He also is a vice chairman of the firm. Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Lynch was a general partner of The Beacon Group, a private investment and strategic advisory firm as well as a member of its Operating Committee and Investment Committee.
Previously, Mr. Lynch was co-chief executive officer and co-president of The Bridgeford Group, a merger, acquisition, and financial advisory firm. He joined Bridgeford in 1991 from Lehman Brothers where, as a managing director, he was a member of the Management Committee and responsible for merger, acquisition, and financial advisory assignments for a wide range of clients and industries. The Bridgeford Group merged with The Beacon Group in April 1997. Mr. Lynch joined Lehman Brothers in 1976.
Mr. Lynch currently serves as a trustee of Trinity College in Hartford, CT and as a trustee of St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, DE. He received both a B.A. in Economics in 1974 and an M.B.A. in 1976 from the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Lynch joined the CRI board in 2002.