Arsen Yelegen joined Gryphon in 2019 and currently serves as a senior associate on 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