Skience names new president and COO
Marc Butler joins Herndon wealth management firm from BNY Mellon.
Marc Butler, who has held executive roles at Bank of New York Mellon Corp., will join Skience as the Herndon-based wealth management firm’s president and chief operating officer, the company announced Monday.
Butler was most recently COO and managing director of BNY Mellon/Albridge and held other leadership roles at BNY Mellon/Pershing. At Skience, which was formerly called The Athene Group, he will oversee the company’s business and technology teams.
“In this role, I look forward to driving continuous platform innovation to meet unmet user needs, advancing industry alliances, evolving the business to enable client success, and ensuring Skience is a great place to work and grow,” Butler said in a statement.
Skience, helmed by CEO Sanjeev Kumar, received a majority investment in 2018 from private equity firms Sagewind Capital and Berenson Holdings. It is a 2019 Northern Virginia Technology Council Tech100 honoree and winner of a 2020 American Business Awards Silver Stevie award for fintech solutions.