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Elizabeth Crain, WG’02

Chief Operating Officer, Founding Partner

Elizabeth Crain is the Chief Operating Officer and a Founding Partner at Moelis & Company where she leads the Firm’s global strategy, infrastructure and business management functions. Ms. Crain has been in the investment banking and private equity industries for over 25 years as a banker, principal and operations specialist. Previously, she was a Managing Director in the UBS Investment Bank Office of the CEO and President and served as Manager of the UBS Investment Bank Client Committee and member of the UBS Investment Bank Board. Prior to this, Ms. Crain was both the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of the UBS Investment banking Department Americas franchise.  Ms. Crain was named one of the “25 Most Powerful Women in Finance by American Banker magazine in 2011 and 2012.

Ms. Crain holds a B.S. in Economics from Arizona State University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She serves on the Board of Trustees of The Windward School and the Royal Academy America. Ms. Crain is also a member of the Graduate Executive Board of The Wharton School and the Dean’s Council of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.