Biographies

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AMG WP is led by a dedicated team with deep experience in the wealth advisory and asset management industries, and is supported by the broader AMG organization.

John W. Copeland

Mr. Copeland joined AMG Wealth Partners in 2011. Over his career, Mr. Copeland has served as the senior partner of one of Morgan Stanley’s largest Private Wealth Management teams, a Managing Director at Lehman Brothers and as Managing Director for E-Commerce and Wealth Management at Credit Suisse First Boston. He began his career in 1988 in the Private Client Services Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he rose to Managing Director.

Mr. Copeland holds a B.A. Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University, an M.S. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a J.D. Magna Cum Laude from Harvard Law School. Mr. Copeland serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations, including chairing the board of Rainforest Foundation US.

Benjamin M. Scott

Mr. Scott joined AMG WP in 2011 after 7 years as a senior manager in AMG’s Affiliate Development group. Mr. Scott joined AMG in 2004 and became Vice President in 2006. Prior to joining AMG, Mr. Scott was an Associate with UBS Investment Bank, where he worked in the Financial Institutions Group focusing on financial advisory and financing transactions for asset managers, broker-dealers and specialty finance companies.

Mr. Scott holds a B.S. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Rich Gill

Mr. Gill joined AMG Wealth Partners in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gill was a Managing Director at Focus Financial Partners. He founded and managed the Focus Connections program which helped advisors from the major brokerage firms form their own independent wealth management businesses. Before joining Focus, Mr. Gill served as a Director in Charles Schwab’s Strategy Group and as an analyst at Silver Lake Partners.

Mr. Gill is a graduate of St. Catherine’s College, Oxford. He sits on the board of Episcopal Community Services, the largest provider of services to the homeless community in San Francisco.

Sean P. Bresnan

Mr. Bresnan joined AMG WP in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bresnan was Senior Vice President and Director of Sabadell Bank & Trust’s Palm Beach office. Mr. Bresnan began his career as an Associate at Dearden, Maguire, and Weaver.

Mr. Bresnan holds a B.S. in Finance and a minor in Economics from Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Bresnan is a Board Member of the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce and Adopt-A-Family of Palm Beach County.