Investment banking advisory firm Peter J. Solomon Company (PJSC) today announced that John J. Rydzewski has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor, with special focus on healthcare. He was previously the Executive Chairman of Enumeral Biomedical Holdings, Inc.

“We’re pleased to have John join the team,” said PJSC Founder and Chairman Peter J. Solomon and Chief Executive Officer Marc S. Cooper in a joint statement. “From his experience co-founding a life sciences company and leading healthcare-related companies, John knows first-hand the challenges that healthcare CEOs and boards face, and the importance of having trusted strategic advice when it comes to making their most critical decisions.”

For more than thirty years Mr. Rydzewski has been engaged in management and investment banking activities in such diverse sectors of healthcare as biotechnology and drug development services; medical devices; hospital management and long term care, including assisted living and skilled nursing care; behavioral health; and managed care. His clients have included HCA Healthcare, American Health Properties, Inc. (acquired by Health Care Property Investors, Inc.), ARV Assisted Living, Inc., Charter Medical Corp. and United Medical Corp.

Mr. Rydzewski also has an extensive public policy background. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board of the RAND Corporation’s Health Unit, a leading source of objective health policy analysis focused on developing solutions to national and global health problems.

“I have had the pleasure of working with principals of Peter J. Solomon Company for many years,” said Mr. Rydzewski. “The pace of change in healthcare, and the biotech industry in particular, has never created more opportunity. I look forward to serving as a Senior Advisor with the firm so that more companies can benefit from this talented group of professionals.”

Mr. Rydzewski is a member of the Board of Fidelis Care of New York, Inc.