Aryea Aranoff is a Principal at Metropolitan Partners Group. His responsibilities include sourcing, evaluating and executing Firm investments. Prior to joining Metropolitan in 2018, he served as Chief Strategy Officer for Laurel Road Bank (previously Darien Rowayton Bank), where he advised and executed on product strategies and growth opportunities. Before that, he worked as a Strategic Consultant at McKinsey & Co., advising top U.S. banks on operational and strategic opportunities, and as an investment banker, raising capital for public, small-cap companies. Aryea earned his M.B.A. from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and his B.A. from Columbia University in New York.