Derek Zacarias

Director, Advisory
Chicago

Mr. Zacarias is a Director in Perella Weinberg Partners’ Advisory business. He focuses on advising clients primarily in the Midwest region as a member of the firm’s Chicago office.

Mr. Zacarias has more than 7 years of investment banking experience assisting companies on a wide range of strategic matters. During his tenure at Perella Weinberg Partners, he has advised Inteliquent on its sale to GTCR; Sprout Pharmaceuticals on its sale to Valeant; WorkflowOne on its sale to The Standard Register Company; and the Special Committee of Lionsgate Entertainment in connection with its evaluation of an unsolicited tender offer from activist investor Carl Icahn.

Mr. Zacarias started his career at Perella Weinberg Partners in 2010, joining the firm as an analyst in its New York Advisory business.

Mr. Zacarias earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.