Paul Lakind

Chief Operating Officer
Chemicals Investment Banking

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Paul Lakind

Paul Lakind is the chief operating officer of the chemicals group at Piper Sandler. Previously, he was chief operating officer of The Valence Group and has over 20 years in senior management of financial services firms and as an MBA business school professor.

He’s spent his career overseeing all aspects of operations in financial service firms including compliance, recruitment, human resources, IT, finance, legal, marketing and general firm management. Lakind’s previous leadership roles included serving as chief operating officer of Credit Agricole Cheuvreux North America, a leading European broker-dealer, as well as chief operating officer of EDGE Services, an IT consulting firm. He has also served as chief operating officer of a number of U.S. retail banks, including the private bank of the United States Senate and United States Supreme Court.

Lakind earned a Master of Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in economics and religion from Rutgers University.