Head of Asset Management, Americas, Heidrick & Struggles
Renee is a Partner and Head of the North American Asset Management practice of Heidrick & Struggles. Renee brings over 20 years of experience in senior executive search with a focus on financial services leadership challenges. She has conducted hundreds of searches over the course of her career, including presidents, chief investment officers, senior portfolio managers, risk managers, as well as senior sales, marketing and distribution professionals. Her clients span a diverse client base of endowments, foundations, family offices, insurance companies, investment management firms, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds.
Renee joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2004 from a boutique search firm, where she was a vice president and member of the Wealth Management Practice. Previously, she was the senior recruiter for Banc of America Capital Management, a Division of Bank of America, where she specialized in the recruitment of executives in the investment management industry (Retail and Institutional) and asset management marketing. Renee began her career at another global executive search firm where she focused on executing a broad range of asset management, investment banking and capital markets searches.
Renee graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy. She currently serves as an Advisory Board member for the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University, on the Advisory Board for Girls Who Invest and as a Board member for Gateway to Leadership, the impact arm of the Money Management Institute. Additionally, she is an active participant on the Retirement Plan Investment Committee for Heidrick & Struggles. Renee contributes professionally to 100 Women in Finance, Ellevate, The Family Office Exchange and the New York State Society of CPAs Family Office Group.
Renee has been recognized by CIO Magazine as ‘One of Executive Recruiting’s Elite.’