Executive Search Consultant for Asset and Wealth Management Companies and Family Officesview posts
Jane Bierwirth joined executive search firm Higdon Partners LLC as a partner in 2004. Based in New York City, the company focuses exclusively on the asset and wealth management industries. For clients including traditional and alternative asset managers as well as wealth management companies and family offices, she recruits chief executive officers, chief investment officers, finance professionals, and client service and business development officers.
Bierwirth began her career in the search industry in 1999 with Korn/Ferry International in New York where she was a managing director in the Global Financial Markets Practice. Over the years, she has conducted more than 20 searches across the country for family and multi-family offices.
Bierwirth was previously an investor relations consultant for small-cap companies in the Northwest, the managing editor of securities research publication RedChip Review, and a finance instructor at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. She began her career at Chemical Banking Corporation, where she worked for more than 15 years, primarily in leveraged finance and private banking. She also served as the executive assistant to Walter Shipley, who was the chairman of Chemical Bank at that time. She earned a B.A. from Lancaster University in England and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.