This award was designed to encourage chapter leaders to maintain a high standard of excellence in their work and drive the development of initiatives for their chapter.
This chapter leader demonstrates strong leadership and organizational skills, creativity, and dedication to the growth of the organization.
2022 Chapter Leader of the Year Award Winner
Principal, Senior Client Strategist
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Bill Jarry is a Senior Director at BNY Mellon Wealth Management where he helps individuals and families achieve their financial goals with focused investment and wealth management strategies. He and his team excel at managing wealth in times of transition, such as the consideration of selling a business, divorce, inheritance or multi-generational wealth transfer.
2021 Chapter Leader of the Year Award Winner
Founder & Managing Partner
The CDI Group
Taylor Devine brings a national and international perspective, as well as an owner’s perspective to the fields of M&A and investment banking. In 2001, Devine formed Corporate Development International, LLC dba: The CDI Group, a Mid-Atlantic M&A and consulting company for middle-market companies. Taylor has a high level of professionalism, knowledge, enthusiasm, and involvement with promoting the value of AM&AA in the DC/MD/VA Chapter.
2020 Chapter Leader of the Year Award Winner
Lindsey Wendler is a Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor and Business Certified Appraiser with over ten years of experience in marketing, branding, and international business. As Managing Director at NTA-RIVERBEND, Wendler oversees the firm’s investment banking operations and growth strategy, which focuses on M&A, corporate finance, and restructuring for middle market companies. She proudly leads the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter.