ATLANTA, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon Wealth Management has appointed Michael Dawkins as Market President in Atlanta, GA. In this role, he will oversee all aspects of the Wealth Management business in the Atlanta market, including advisory, investments, fiduciary, private banking and marketing. Mike will be based in Atlanta and will report directly to Southeast Regional President Kent Moegerle.
Mike brings nearly 30 years of fiduciary and investment wealth management experience to this role, including 10 years with BNY Mellon Wealth Management, having most recently served as Senior Director and Team Leader. Previously, he was employed as a Senior Portfolio Manager with BlackRock and Merrill Lynch Private Investors leading their Atlanta market practice, along with specializing in high-net-worth clients and institutions. He began his career as a Portfolio Manager with Barnett Banks Trust Company after successfully completing their Management Associate Program and coordinating their employee political action committee campaign efforts.
"Mike brings an impressive CV to his role, including a solid background in active discretionary management of high-net-worth private client and institutional assets," said Moegerle. "His deep understanding and relationships across our business will be instrumental in supporting our Active Wealth management approach to help our clients achieve long-term financial success."
Mike earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Florida State University. He is a CFA Charterholder, CFP® professional, and a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society Atlanta (formerly The Atlanta Society of Finance and Investment Professionals). He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Elizabeth Baptist Church. He actively volunteers with the Atlanta Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. and has volunteered with Literacy Action and on multiple Habitat for Humanity builds. He previously served as Southeast Region Chair of the BNY Mellon Wealth Management Diversity and Inclusion Council, Southeast Region Co-Chair of the BNY Wealth Management Mentoring Program, and has been a member of the Shepherd Center Advisory Board.
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