LINCOLN, Mass., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Athena Capital Advisors, a Registered Investment Advisor providing investment advisory and External CIO services to both private and institutional clients, today announced the opening of a New York City office as well as the hiring of Zung Nguyen to lead the new office. This is the second location for Athena Capital Advisors, with headquarters located in Lincoln, MA. The New York City office is located at 767 Third Avenue, 36th Floor, New York, NY 10017.
Nguyen joins Athena Capital Advisors as an Executive Wealth Advisor and head of the firm's New York City office. Nguyen is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in global capital markets and relationship management. Over his career, his clients have included central banks, financial institutions, multi-national corporations, endowments, foundations, and ultra-high-net-worth families. Prior to joining Athena, Nguyen was head of JP Morgan's Private Wealth Management office on New York's Upper East Side, covering corporate executives, major real estate families, privately held business owners and financial sponsors along with a select number of international clients. Before JP Morgan, Nguyen worked in a variety of positions in portfolio management and capital markets with the Federal Home Loan Bank, ING-Barings and American Century Investments. Nguyen received his BA in economics and psychology from Washington College and his MBA from George Washington University. He is an emeritus trustee of Washington College and is also a FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator.
Lisette Cooper, Founder and CIO of Athena Capital Advisors said, "We are very excited to open our Manhattan office as well as to welcome Zung Nguyen to the Athena family. This new office will allow us to better serve our existing client base in the New York metropolitan area as well as to continue to grow and expand our wealth management and External CIO business nationally."
Zung Nguyen said, "I am delighted to be a part of a first class investment management business at Athena. I look forward to introducing Athena's unique value proposition to clients in the New York metropolitan area and expanding the firm's footprint."
About Athena Capital Advisors
Founded in 1993 by Dr. Lisette Cooper, Athena Capital Advisors is a privately held firm with over $4 billion in assets under management. Athena serves private clients, foundations and endowments around the world as their clients' chief investment officer and investment staff, providing comprehensive and highly customized portfolio solutions. In 2012, both REP Magazine and Bloomberg named Athena one of the Top 50 Family Offices globally by assets under management and AdvisorOne Magazine ranked Athena #2 amongst Top Wealth Managers by average AUM per client.
For additional information on Athena Capital Advisors, please visit www.athenacapital.com.
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