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Evercore Appoints Pamela G. Carlton to Board of Directors

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Evercore (EVR) today announced the appointment of Pamela G. Carlton to its Board of Directors.

After 22 years as an investment banker on Wall Street, Ms. Carlton launched Springboard – Partners in Cross Cultural Leadership, LLC where she has been President since 2003. In addition, in 2014 Ms. Carlton co-founded The Everest Project research initiative focused on the challenges and facilitators of women leading change and innovation.

Ms. Carlton retired as a Managing Director and Associate Director of U.S. Equity Research at JPMorgan Chase in May 2003, having also served as Director of U.S. Equity Research for Chase Asset Management from 1996 to 1999. Prior to JPMorgan Chase, Ms. Carlton was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley for 14 years in corporate finance and capital markets. While at Morgan Stanley, she was also Co-Director of U.S. and Latin America Equity Research. Ms. Carlton began her career as a corporate attorney at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

“We are very pleased to welcome Pamela to our Board,” said John Weinberg, Evercore’s Executive Chairman. “Investing in our people is one of our Core Values. Pamela’s unique insights and counsel as a leader in both investment banking and talent development will be invaluable.”

“Pamela is a natural leader with a strong track record of making a positive impact on both public and non-profit companies,” said Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore’s President and CEO. “We look forward to Pamela’s guidance as we enter our next phase of growth.”

Ms. Carlton currently serves on the following boards: Columbia Threadneedle Mutual Funds Board of Ameriprise, DR Bank, and New York Presbyterian Hospital. She received a B.A. from Williams College serving as their President of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and an M.B.A. from Yale School of Management.

About Evercore

Evercore (EVR) is a premier global independent investment banking advisory firm. We are dedicated to helping our clients achieve superior results through trusted independent and innovative advice on matters of strategic significance to boards of directors, management teams and shareholders, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic shareholder advisory, restructurings, and capital structure. Evercore also assists clients in raising public and private capital and delivers equity research and equity sales and agency trading execution, in addition to providing wealth and investment management services to high net worth and institutional investors. Founded in 1995, the Firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices and affiliate offices in major financial centers in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, please visit www.evercore.com.

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