Leon Brujis

Partner/ Head of East Coast (US)

New York

Leon is a Partner and Head of East Coast (United States) at 65 Equity Partners, based in New York.

Leon brings nearly two decades of investing experience, partnering with and supporting the growth of family and founder-owned businesses. Most recently, he served as a Partner and a Member of the Management Committee at Palladium Equity Partners, where he led investments in the services and consumer sectors. During his tenure at Palladium, Leon served on multiple boards, including
TransForce, Daniel’s Jewelers, Cannella Response Television, Celeritas, Del Real Foods, Pronto Insurance, Raben Tire and Teasdale.

Leon also serves as the Chairperson of New America Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing capital access for women and minority-owned firms, particularly in the Asset Management Sector. He began his Wall Street career in investment banking at the mergers and acquisitions group at Lehman Brothers.

Leon earned a M.S. in Finance, Economics & Cost Engineering and a B.S. in Operations Research (magna cum laude) at The George Washington University.