At Quinlan, Wes develops strategies and leads research teams conducting reputational due diligence and complex investigations, executing solutions for a diverse range of clients, including private equity firms, specialty lenders, institutional investors, hedge funds, and family offices. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Prior to joining Quinlan, Wes conducted bespoke investigative diligence for both corporate and financial industry clients focused in the United States and abroad, including traditional public records research and targeted reviews of technical data. Wes has managed and led cross-functional teams conducting due diligence and interviews for numerous high-profile IPOs, mergers, and acquisitions involving companies in the oil and gas, technology, finance, and pharmaceuticals industries, often operating in international jurisdictions. He has also managed third-party screening initiatives for clients operating in high-risk jurisdictions, implementing effective, scalable solutions based on resources and risk profiles.
Wes received a B.A. in International Studies from UC San Diego. Wes graduated from a joint-degree program, earning a J.D. and an M.A. in International Studies, at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he was also a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow.