Jason Feuerstein has been named head of the entertainment industries group for Bank of America Merrill Lynch based in Los Angeles, succeeding Dan Timmons, who accepted a promotion at the bank.

Feuerstein will lead a team focused on delivering various commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking services to clients in the media and entertainment industries across the United States.

Feuerstein joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch from MUFG Union Bank, where he most recently served as a director in the Entertainment Group. Over his five-year tenure with Union Bank, he managed the marketing, structuring and closing of credits for middle market borrowers in the entertainment space. He also committed over $1 billion of the bank’s capital to entertainment transactions.

Before entering banking, Feuerstein worked in the entertainment industry, holding various positions in production and development for commercial, television and motion picture production companies.

Feuerstein holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St Louis and master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Rachel, and two children, Lilah and Zeke.