Configure Partners Welcomes New Managing Director, Pia DeDeyn
ATLANTA — Configure Partners, LLC is pleased to welcome Pia DeDeyn, who joins Configure as a Managing Director in the firm’s Atlanta office. DeDeyn joins Configure Partners from the Mergers & Acquisitions practice of Citizens Bank, where she was Chief of Staff in Atlanta. In this role, she provided oversight of human resources, finance, technology, and compliance functions.
“I am consistently impressed with the commitment to excellence in everything we do here at Configure, and excited to be a part of this low ego, high collaboration team,” said DeDeyn.
Previously, DeDeyn spent ten years with Bowstring Advisors (formerly CHILDS Advisory Partners) where she was a member of the firm’s executive leadership and played a key role in the sale and integration of Bowstring to Citizens in 2019.
“As Configure has grown, it has become abundantly clear that the firm needs someone with Pia’s skillset and expertise. We are planning to significantly expand the Configure platform, and Pia knows firsthand what it takes to grow an investment bank in the right way. We could not be more thrilled to have her on the team” said Joseph Weissglass, a Configure Managing Director.
Prior to joining Bowstring, DeDeyn was an Associate at Lehman Brothers in New York where she worked in the Business Planning & Technology group. While there, she focused on the design and implementation of division-wide strategic initiatives to support the investment banking division’s executive management team. DeDeyn’s investment banking career began at Piper Jaffray in New York, where she concentrated on public offerings and M&A in the healthcare sector. DeDeyn began her career in the assurance and advisory services practice of Deloitte.
Pia graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from American University. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and two children.
About Configure Partners, LLC
Configure Partners is a preeminent credit-oriented middle market advisory boutique with offices in Atlanta and New York City. The firm provides investment banking and financial advisory services surrounding credit and creditor’s rights, providing actionable advice and results-oriented execution. Configure’s Debt Advisory practice designs bespoke financing solutions for borrowers to support leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, and dividend recaps, among other strategic objectives. The firm’s Credit Resolutions practice is the trusted advisor to lenders and their borrowers when confronting business, liquidity, or capital structure challenges. In 2018, the firm executed transactions representing more than $1.4bn in value, including GST Autoleather, Cloyes Gear & Products, Welcov Healthcare, Masterwork Electronics, and German Pellets Texas as well as several other non-public transactions.