Robert A. Pruzan

Co-Founder at Centerview Partners LLC

Robert A. Pruzan

Robert A. Pruzan

Co-Founder at Centerview Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Wasserstein Perella Group, Inc.
The Jewish Museum - New York
Centerview Partners LLC

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960

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1971

Age

48

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Fund Advisor at Centerview Partners Holdings LLC

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Co-Founder at Centerview Partners LLC

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Partner at Centerview Partners LLC

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Partner at Centerview Partners LLC

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Treasurer at The Jewish Museum - New York

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Helen Goldsmith Menschel Director at The Jewish Museum - New York

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Managing Director at Neuberger Berman LLC

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President at Wesleyan University

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Partner at Centerview Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Centerview Partners Holdings LLC

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Education
BA
Class of 1985

Wesleyan University is known for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. About 2,900 undergraduates—and some 200 graduate students—from around the world pursue their classroom studies, research projects, and co-curricular interests in ways that are demanding and intensely rewarding. Here, on a beautiful campus overlooking the Connecticut River, students learn to do productive and innovative work that makes a positive difference in the world—that’s what Wesleyan is about.

Attendee
Class of 1981

Committed to academic excellence, ethical learning, and progressive education, ECF offers a rich and challenging curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A coed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students from PreK to 12 on two campuses -- one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan.

MBA with Distinction

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Partner
2007 - Current

Centerview Capital is a private investment firm that provides capital to high potential companies to help accelerate growth through operational transformation

Co-Founder
2006 - Current

Centerview Partners LLC operates as an investment-banking firm and provides financial advisory services. The company was founded by Stephen S. Crawford, Blair W. Effron, and Robert A. Pruzan in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

President
Prior - 2000

Wasserstein Perella & Co. (sometimes referred to as "Wasserella") was an investment bank established by Bruce Wasserstein, Joseph R. Perella, Bill Lambert, and one other founder in 1988, former bankers at First Boston Corp., until its eventual sale to Dresdner Bank in 2000 for some $1.4 billion in stock. The private equity business of the investment firm was not included in the sale and was to be sold off to existing Wasserstein shareholders.

Boards & Committees
Director
2000 - Prior

Edgewell Personal Care Co. is engaged in manufacturing and marketing of personal care products. It operates through the following business segments: Wet Shave, Sun and Skin Care, Feminine Care, and All Other. The Wet Shave segment includes razor handle and refillable blades, disposable shave products, and shave gels and creams. The Sun and Skin segment comprises of Banana Boat, Hawaiian Tropic, and Wet Ones brands. The Feminine Care segment consists of tampons, pads and liners sold under the Playtex, Stayfree, Carefree, and o.b brands. The All Other segment refers to infant care products, such as bottles, cups, and pacifiers, under the Playtex, OrthoPro and Binky brand names, as well as the Diaper Genie, and Litter Genie disposal systems. The company was founded on September 23, 1999 and is headquartered in Shelton, CT.

Chairman, Board of Trustees
2003 - Current

The Jewish Museum operates museums and art galleries. The Jewish Museum offers outstanding rental spaces in a museum mile landmark. The company was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director & President
Tenure Unconfirmed
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $250K
2015

ArtsConnection operates as a non-profit organization. It provides arts programs for students in New York City public schools. The organization offers school programs, teen programs, and professional development programs. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$100K - $250K
2014

ArtsConnection operates as a non-profit organization. It provides arts programs for students in New York City public schools. The organization offers school programs, teen programs, and professional development programs. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$100K +
2013

ArtsConnection operates as a non-profit organization. It provides arts programs for students in New York City public schools. The organization offers school programs, teen programs, and professional development programs. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$1,000
2001

Co-Chairman at Chicago Ideas Week

$1,000
1998

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$500
1995

Member (Attorney) at Epstein Becker & Green PC

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Mondelez International, Inc. purchases Cadbury Ltd.

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Nestlé SA purchases Kraft Foods, Inc. /North American Frozen Pizza Bus from Mondelez International, Inc.

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Altria Group, Inc. purchases UST LLC

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