Marc Baliotti was hired by aerospace-focused private equity firm AE Industrial Partners as a senior managing director. Baliotti focuses on structured credit. Before joining AEI, he was with GSO Capital, a subsidiary of Blackstone Group LP (NYSE: BX).
Russell Bryan has joined healthcare-focused investment bank Bailey Southwell & Co as a managing director. Bryan was previously with Brookwood Associates, and he began his career with Bank of America Securities.
Gregg Byers was hired by investment bank Baird as a managing director. Baird was most recently with PricewaterhouseCoopers and focuses on oil M&A.
Rebecca Brophy has joinedlaw firm McGuireWoods as a partner. She was previously with Smith Anderson and focuses on private equity and M&A.
Brian Demos has been hired as CEO at Brynwood Partners-backed Carolina Beverage Group. Demos previously held executive positions at TreeHouse Foods (NYSE: THS).
Katherine Forrest has joined law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP as a partner. Forrest served formerly as deputy assistant attorney general in the antitrust division of the U. S. Department of Justice and as a U.S. District Judge for theSouthern District of New York.
Lucy Jenkins has joined law firm Vinson & Elkins as a partner. Previously with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Jenkins focuses on leveraged finance related to M&A.
Hiren Mankodi was hired by private equity firm Charlesbank Capital Partners, where he is leading technology investments. Before joining Charlesbank, Mankodi was with Audax.
Tom Monteleone was hired by Clearlake Capital-backed software company Provation as chief financial officer. He was most recently the CFO of software-as-a-service provider Ancile.
Ada Pannke has been named head of M&A at glass and ceramic materials materials manufacturer Schott AG. Before joining Schott, Pannke was with Lincoln International's Frankfurt office, where she was head of healthcare for the firm's DACH (German, Austria, Switzerland) region.
Jennifer Zhao has joined private equity firm Genstar Capital as vice president, investor relations. She was previously with TPG's fundraising group.
Julia Zhu-Morelli was hired by law firm Reed Smith as a partner where she is advising U.S. and Chinese-based companies on corporate and transnational matters. She was most recently with Squire Patton Boggs.