Edward Mora Named as Regional President in Orange County, CA

BNY Mellon Wealth Management has named Edward Mora as a Regional President in Orange County, CA. Ed will be responsible for leading all aspects of the wealth management business in Orange and San Diego counties, including advisory, investments, fiduciary, private banking, and marketing.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 8, 2020-- BNY Mellon Wealth Management has named Edward Mora as a Regional President in Orange County, CA. Ed will be responsible for leading all aspects of the wealth management business in Orange and San Diego counties, including advisory, investments, fiduciary, private banking, and marketing. He is based in Newport Beach, CA and reports directly to West Markets President Rob Kricena.

Ed joins BNY Mellon with more than 27 years of wealth management experience. Most recently, Ed worked for Bank of the West | BNP Paribas Wealth Management as Senior Vice President and Head of the Southern California Region. Prior to Bank of the West | BNP Paribas, Ed was an executive with Union Bank Private Bank, where he founded and led the wealth planning division across three states.

"Ed brings to this role his deep experience in leading multiple teams of wealth advisors, focused on serving successful families, private business owners, and real estate investors," said Kricena. "His leadership will be essential in supporting our teams' Active Wealth approach as they advise our clients in building, managing, and sustaining wealth across generations and market cycles."

With strong ties to the Orange County community, Ed currently serves on several non-profit boards, including Project Access and UCI Center for Investment and Wealth Management, and previously served on the board of directors of UCP of Orange County. He is also a mentor for undergraduate business students at California State University, Long Beach.

Ed earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from California State University, Long Beach and a Master of Business Administration Degree in Financial Decision Systems from Loyola Marymount University. Ed holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation, as well as Series 7, 66, and 24 securities licenses.

For more than two centuries, BNY Mellon Wealth Management has provided services to financially successful individuals and families, their family offices and business enterprises, planned giving programs, and endowments and foundations. It has $254 billion in total client assets, as of June 30, 2020, and an extensive network of offices in the U.S. and internationally. BNY Mellon Wealth Management, which delivers leading wealth advice across investments, banking, custody, and wealth and estate planning, conducts business through various operating subsidiaries of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. For more information, visit www.bnymellonwealth.com or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellonWealth.

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