Conor Powell

Research and Operations Assistant


Conor Powell is a Research Assistant at The Cypress Group focusing on banking and capital markets regulation, and how that affects financial institutions and markets. Before stepping into this role, Conor served as an intern at the Firm, where he helped research and evaluate legislative and regulatory developments coming out of Washington that affect buy-side and sell-side participants in the marketplace.

A native Washingtonian who has a passion for policy and financial markets, Conor has interned for the SVP of Government Relations at MacAndrews and Forbes Incorporated, a Managing Director for Alternative Investments in Morgan Stanley’s Wealth Management Division, a Member of Congress on Capitol Hill, as well as to staff on a national presidential campaign.

Conor holds a BA in Political Science from American University in Washington, where he took classes in both the business and public affairs school.


BA, American University