Zinovy is Chief of Staff and Principal of The Colony Group where he is part of the leadership team that develops and executes strategic growth initiatives for the firm. As Chief of Staff to the firm, he leads cross-functional business insights and decision support. Additionally, he oversees Colony’s merger efforts including sourcing, execution and integration.
Prior to joining The Colony Group, Zinovy was a Principal with Focus Financial Partners, a partnership of independent wealth management firms which Colony joined in 2011. At Focus, Zinovy co-headed the firm’s business development and acquisition activities in the Northeast and provided partner firms with strategic guidance and support on M&A and organic growth strategies.
Previously, Zinovy worked in investment banking covering the financial services industry at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods and UBS Investment Bank. Additionally, he worked at KBW Capital Partners, a financial services focused private equity fund.
Zinovy received his Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science from Lehigh University. In his free time, Zinovy enjoys spending time outdoors with his family.