Senior Team

Senior Team

Kate Pilcher Ciafone
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
New York

T: +1 212 883 3807

Kate Pilcher Ciafone is a Co-Founder and the Chief Operating Officer of Moelis & Company where she is responsible for the Firm’s global strategy and operations. She previously served as the Firm’s Chief Operating Officer of Investment Banking where she led business management and other corporate functions. Kate has over 20 years of experience in the investment banking industry both as a banker and as an operating executive.

Prior to Moelis & Company, Kate worked in the office of the CEO and President at UBS Investment Bank where she helped analyze growth opportunities and develop strategy for the firm. She began her career as an investment banker in the Financial Institutions Group at UBS where she advised clients on mergers and acquisitions and raising equity and debt financing.

Kate holds a B.S. in Commerce with distinction from The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. She serves on the Board of Directors of MA Financial Group Limited (ASX: MAF) and is a David Rockefeller Fellow through the Partnership for New York City.