Ellan Ben-Hayon

Chief Financial Officer &
Chief Compliance Officer

Ellan Ben-Hayon

Chief Financial Officer &
Chief Compliance Officer

Ellan Ben-Hayon is a Managing Director, the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Compliance Officer at Lightyear Capital, where he oversees the finance and reporting functions, including coordination of audits, tax structuring, budgeting, and forecasting.

Prior to joining Lightyear in 2014, Mr. Ben-Hayon was Chief Financial Officer of Irving Place Capital. Previously, Mr. Ben-Hayon worked at The Blackstone Group where he was a Vice President and Controller in the private equity group. Mr. Ben-Hayon began his career as an Audit Manager at Rothstein, Kass & Company and as a Senior Accounting Analyst at Everest Reinsurance Company.

Mr. Ben-Hayon holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Montclair State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.