Abacus Finance Group LLC— The New York-based lending company announced several new hires. Aized Rabbani joins as a senior vice presiden, while Brian Green comes on board as an associate. Rafal Rydzewski and Joseph Lee were also hired as analysts. Previously, Rabbani was an executive director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM). Green served as an associate at Aterian Investment Partners and Wafra Partners, and as an analyst at boutique investment bank Sawaya Segalas. Rydzewski and Lee were previously analysts at BNP Paribas and GE Capital, respectively.
Cbiz Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) — The accounting and due diligence provider has hired Sam Wright. As director for the firm’s private equity practice, Wright will assist with the expansion of the Cbiz headquarters in New York. Wright has more than 20 years of transaction and audit experience in both domestic and international markets, focusing on due diligence for middle-market private equity firms. Prior to joining Cbiz in 2014, Wright held accounting positions at both Arthur Andersen LLP and Ernst & Young.