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Senior Management Team

Peter W. MacEwen
Chief Administrative Officer
Peter W. MacEwen joined AMG in 2003 as Vice President of Capital Planning, became Senior Vice President in 2007 and was named Chief Administrative Officer in 2013. Prior to joining AMG, Mr. MacEwen was a managing director in the Debt Capital Markets Group at FleetBoston Financial Corporation. Mr. MacEwen received a B.A. and an M.B.A. from McGill University.

Christine C. Carsman
Senior Vice President
Christine Carsman joined AMG in May 2004 as Vice President and Chief Regulatory Counsel, became Senior Vice President in 2007 and Deputy General Counsel in 2011. She oversees AMG’s legal, regulatory compliance, risk management and controls functions, and has primary responsibility for AMG’s Legal and Compliance Program, which supports participating Affiliates and AMG’s global operations. Prior to joining AMG, Ms. Carsman served as Vice President, Senior Counsel and Director of Operational Risk Management and Compliance at Wellington Management Company, LLP from 1995 to 2004. Previously, she held positions as Deputy General Counsel at The Boston Company, Inc., and as an attorney at Sullivan & Worcester, LLP. Ms. Carsman serves on the Board of Governors of the Investment Adviser Association (IAA), and is a member of the IAA’s Legal and Regulatory Committee. She received her B.A. from Simmons College and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.

John R. Erickson
Senior Vice President
John R. Erickson joined AMG in 2014 as a Senior Vice President. He is a senior manager in AMG’s Affiliate Development group working with Affiliates on operational and strategic matters. Prior to joining AMG, Mr. Erickson worked as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch for 15 years, most recently serving as a managing director in the Financial Institutions Group where he advised asset management clients on M&A and capital raising. Mr. Erickson received a B.A. in Economics cum laude from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management

Aaron M. Galis
Senior Vice President
Aaron M. Galis joined AMG in 2005, became a Vice President in 2007, and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2012. Mr. Galis is responsible for AMG’s accounting and financial reporting policies and valuation matters. Prior to joining AMG, he was a Senior Manager in the Audit and Business Advisory Practice Groups at both Arthur Andersen and Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Galis received a B.S. from Marquette University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Riz Jamal
Global Head of New Investments
Riz Jamal joined AMG in 2004, became Vice President in 2007, and became Senior Vice President in 2010. He oversees AMG’s investments in new Affiliates. Prior to joining AMG, Mr. Jamal worked in the Investment Banking Groups of Goldman Sachs & Co. and Salomon Smith Barney. Mr. Jamal received a B.S. from Boston College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Alexandra K. Lynn
Senior Vice President
Ali Lynn joined AMG in 2009, became Vice President in 2010, and Senior Vice President in 2013. Ms. Lynn oversees AMG’s corporate and strategic communications globally, and also acts as chief of staff to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining AMG, she was a Vice President in the Global Portfolio Trading area of the institutional equity business at Merrill Lynch & Co., and previously held roles there in corporate strategy and investment banking. Ms. Lynn received an A.B. from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from each of Columbia Business School and London Business School.

Dean A. Maines
Senior Vice President
Dean A. Maines joined AMG in 2009 as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer responsible for overseeing AMG’s accounting, tax and financial reporting functions. Prior to joining AMG, Mr. Maines was a partner at Deloitte & Touche where he was responsible for audit, tax and internal control services to Deloitte’s largest investment management clients and spent time in Tokyo and London serving in Deloitte’s Global Financial Services Industry practice. He received a B.S. in Accounting from Boston College and is a Certified Public Accountant.