Role at RSR Partners
Jane is co-head of the Asset Management Practice and a member of the Board Recruiting Practice. Her clients are traditional and alternative institutional investment firms, endowments, foundations, wealth management firms, and family offices. For all of these clients, she recruits talent in all functional areas including Trustees and all other C -Suite positions.
Experience and Expertise
Executive search is Jane’s second career. After graduating from business school, she spent 15 years at Chemical Banking Corporation, where she had varied responsibilities, including agribusiness lending, leverage finance syndication, private banking, and working directly for the chairman of the bank as his personal assistant. In the mid 1990s, she and her family moved to Portland, Oregon, where she learned to become an entrepreneur. She joined a small cap securities research publication editing equity research reports, and later, with a partner, founded an investor relations practice. Upon returning to New York, Jane embarked on her career in executive search. She has been in executive search industry for over 18 years, initially with Korn Ferry International, followed by 12 years with Higdon Partners. She earned a BA degree with honors from Lancaster University in England and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Outside RSR Partners
Jane lives in Bronxville, New York with her husband. Each of her three children are out of the nest and making contributions to the world in their own unique way. She reads history and fiction with two book groups, plays bridge, tennis, golf, and belongs to the Bronxville Historical Conservancy. Jane was also recently asked to join the Board of Friends of Lancaster University in America. Travel is her passion, which was ignited when she finished her undergraduate degree in England and when her family lived in the Northwest for six years. She has traveled to 49 states and to five continents.