Executive Search for the Asset Management Industry
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Derek is a co-founder of BraddockMatthews and brings over two decades of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to founding BraddockMatthews, Derek was a senior partner for eight years at another well-known asset management and financial services search firm, HigdonBraddockMatthews, and previously spent more than 10 years across a range of financial services sales, product management and marketing roles. Derek has extensive expertise in search and recruitment, with particular focus on investment and sales/marketing professionals, notably in the alternative investments arena, as well as traditional asset management, family offices and endowments & foundations and investment banks. Derek began his career in sales and marketing with Lord, Abbett & Co. and Salomon Smith Barney. After receiving his M.B.A. in 2000, he spent over four years at Charles Schwab Company in San Francisco with responsibility for overseeing Schwab Institutional's trading technology offering and other marketing initiatives catered to the institutional and RIA marketplace. Derek earned his B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
Derek has served on the Association of Executive Search Consultants' (AESC) Americas Council and on the Board of Directors for Per Scholas, a non-profit organization focused on workforce development in low-income communities.
Bill is a co-founder of BraddockMatthews. Having spent more than five years as a senior partner at HigdonBraddockMatthews and five years at Conley & Co., Bill has extensive search experience across the financial services arena, with particular expertise in alternative asset search activities. Earlier in his career, Bill worked for nearly a decade as a lawyer and investment banker in Boston. He practiced commercial litigation at several firms, including Goodwin Procter, and worked as an investment banker in the Mergers and Acquisitions practice group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Bill holds a B.A. in history from Yale University and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin.
Bill serves on the Board of a number of charitable and community organizations, including the local chapter of the JDRF, and is active with various alumni committees of Yale and St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire.
Erin brings over 15 years of combined experience in both executive search and the financial service industry, having previously recruited senior-level asset management talent at both HigdonBraddockMatthews and Conley & Co. Erin conducts searches for senior investment and non-investment professionals for asset management, private equity and venture capital firms as well as hedge funds and endowments, foundations and family offices. Erin earlier spent seven and one-half years in the asset management, private banking, and wealth management businesses of Merrill Lynch in New York. Before Merrill, she was an Associate at Douglas C. Lane & Associates, a New York based registered investment advisor. Erin received her B.S. in Business and Economics, cum laude, from Lehigh University.
Melissa brings nearly 15 years of financial services experience to BraddockMatthews, LLC. She spent the past six and one-half years at The Prince Houston Group, where she was a Principal and senior recruiter working on assignments across the asset management and financial services industry. She has extensive experience working with both traditional asset management and alternatives, as well as endowment, foundation and family office clients, and she has a focus on recruiting senior investment professionals, C-Suite Executives, sales and marketing and non-investment professionals. Previously, Melissa served as a Vice President at Merrill Lynch, & Co., selling Convertible Bonds and Equity Derivatives to institutional clients. She also spent time working in the Global Relationship Management group within Global Markets and Investment Banking. She began her career in the Private Equity Fund-of-Funds group within the Investment Management division. She is a graduate of Harvard College, cum laude, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government.
Dave comes to BraddockMatthews with a background in Private Equity and startup ventures. Most recently, Dave worked on the Origination and Evaluation team at Kamylon Capital, a Boston based private equity firm, where he focused primarily on Aerospace & Defense and light manufacturing. Dave also has experience in the startup world, having successfully developed National Home Grocer, a B2C grocery delivery service, from idea to profitability within six months.
Dave earned his B.A. in Economics and Applied Psychology from Boston College. He was a member of Boston College’s National Championship winning Varsity Sailing team and remains active through various alumni groups.