September 16, 2022 – Global consulting firm Secura/Isaac Group launched Secura/Isaac Talent, an executive search firm dedicated to recruiting high-level talent for financial services clients. The company will be led by CEO Jamie Peretz, who brings more than two decades of high-level executive search experience.
“Secura/Isaac Group’s team of highly experienced financial executives and former regulators operates at the intersection of strategy and regulatory compliance to help clients navigate the rapidly changing corporate and regulatory environments of today,” the company said. “Secura/Isaac Talent is uniquely positioned to connect clients to highly experienced, top quality leaders who meet the demands of today’s environment. »
New York-based Secura/Isaac Group also connects Secura/Isaac Talent to Blue SaaS Solutions, a Secura/Isaac company providing high-tech consulting and support to help financial services customers design, buy and implement business software. “Together, the Secura/Isaac family combines professional knowledge and networks to produce a broad base of highly specialized expertise,” said the Secura/Isaac Group.
A veteran chef
During her career, Ms. Peretz has successfully led hundreds of high-level national and international searches for large and mid-sized financial institutions and private equity firms. She began her career in executive search with 16 years at Korn Ferry, where she was a senior client partner in the global financial services practice. Prior to joining Secura/Isaac Talent, Ms. Peretz spent five years as a partner leading banking, capital markets and private equity practices at Westwood Partners, which was a leading boutique executive search firm. serving the financial services industry.
“Jamie’s deep expertise in the financial services industry made him an obvious choice to lead Secura/Isaac Talent, and we are delighted to have him,” said William Isaac, Secura/Isaac Group Chairman. “With the addition of this new company to the Secura/Isaac family, we continue to provide unparalleled service to our customers.”
“I am thrilled to join such a stellar team of professionals who are dedicated to helping organizations operate in a changing world,” said Ms. Peretz. “Having access to the wealth of knowledge and experience within the Secura/Isaac Group team gives us a head start in connecting our clients to the best talent in the industry.”
Secura/Isaac Group serves financial institutions, fintech companies, central banks, and national and international regulators. It is headed by Mr. Isaac, former chairman of the FDIC and Fifth Third Bancorp. The firm’s team of former regulators and financial executives are helping the financial services industry navigate unprecedented challenges brought about by a global pandemic, rapid advances in technology, cybercrime and the changing regulatory landscape. Secura/Isaac Talent is the latest addition to the Secura/Isaac group after the company acquired Blue SaaS Solutions earlier this year to connect customers to technology solutions for regulatory challenges.
Open for business
Over the past year, new recruiting companies have launched shingles around the world in a wide range of industries. Here’s a look at a recent sample from Hunt Scanlon Media’s archives:
Andrew C. Wheeler, a seasoned executive search consultant with over 20 years of experience, launched Lincoln Leadership, a Philadelphia-based boutique research firm, rooted in the idea of “advancing mobility” – whether educational, health, generational, structural or financial – for organizations and people. “We seek to transcend the simple idea of DEI,” Mr. Wheeler said, “to create a landscape that expands leadership opportunities for everyone.” Mr. Wheeler’s executive search experience includes conducting more than 500 searches, including several at the CEO, President, Director and Board level.
Massey Henry opened in Toronto as an executive search and board advisory firm specializing in financial services and the public sector. Founder and Managing Partner, Michael Henry, a seasoned executive search professional, aims to set a new standard for executive search with a streamlined, collaborative approach that enables organizations to recruit diverse, high-level talent for urgent and transformational. “In the current pandemic-scarred landscape, we are seeing increased pressures around risk management, regulatory compliance, digitalization, diversity and ESG, both at the board and suite level,” said Mr. Henry, recruitment specialist. senior executives and directors of companies in financial services.
Mike Sarraille and George Randle launched Talent War Group, an executive search and leadership consulting firm that will combine the processes and insights of top talent with executive placement, talent consulting and leadership development services. The authors of “The Talent War: How Special Operations and Great Organizations Win on Talent,” the company’s founders said the new venture “offers today’s businesses and organizations an advanced and competitive approach to battle to hire, develop and engage high performers, Player Leaders A.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor; Dale M. Zupsansky, editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media