Head of Strategy & Corporate Development
Joseph Conte is Head of Strategy & Corporate Development at Standish. Prior to joining Standish, Joe spent over twenty years as a Managing Director at Lazard in New York focused on financial, business and tech-enabled services. Prior to joining Lazard, Joe was a partner of a middle-market focused investment bank which he and his partners grew to 130 people and sold to Lazard. Early in his career, Joe was a corporate attorney. Throughout his professional life Joe has advised privately owned companies, venture capital and buyout firms across a broad range of financing, public markets, buyout and corporate finance transactions.
Joe earned his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, and his B.S. degree from St. John’s University.