Stacia Schlosser Ryan will join Perella Weinberg as a partner in its Advisory business.

Schlosser Ryan will be a part of the firm’s Consumer and Retail team working alongside Cem Koray, partner and head of the Consumer & Retail Group, to cover a global selection of retail, food, beverage, household and personal care companies. She will be based in Chicago with Brennan Smith, partner and head of the Chicago office.

Schlosser Ryan is a seasoned investment banker with 20 years of experience. She joins PWP from Morgan Stanley, where she was a managing director and a senior member of the global consumer and retail investment banking franchise. While there, she executed a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt underwritings. She joined Morgan Stanley in 1998 and has worked in New York, Sydney, Menlo Park, CA and Chicago.

Peter Weinberg, founding partner and co-head of Advisory at PWP, said, “The consumer and retail sector is experiencing an incredible transformation driven by technological disruption, companies’ reevaluating their portfolios to focus on their core businesses and the consumer’s increasing preference for innovative, on-trend, entrepreneurial brands. Stacia’s deep experience and knowledge of the consumer and retail space will be a great resource to our clients as they look to navigate this increasingly complex market place.”