Arsen Yelegen joined Gryphon in 2019 and currently serves as an associate in the firm’s due diligence team. Arsen specializes in domestic and international due diligence investigations on high profile entities and corporate leadership. Arsen’s case experience includes anti-money laundering (AML) compliance, pre-investment due diligence and pre-employment due diligence.
Prior to joining Gryphon, Arsen worked for four years at a non-profit foster care agency as a caseworker for at-risk youth coordinating treatment efforts and assisting with discharge planning. Arsen is heavily involved in the Armenian community and recently served five years as the communications coordinator for a national non-profit Armenian youth organization. In this role, Arsen created content for monthly newsletters, and managed the organization’s website and social media presence.
Arsen holds a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY), and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Criminal Justice from University at Albany (SUNY). Arsen speaks conversational Armenian.
Areas of Expertise: Know your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering Due Diligence, Third Party Vendor Screening, Pre-transactional Due Diligence