Role at RSR Partners
As a managing director in the firm’s Asset Management Practice, Jane works with clients who are traditional and alternative institutional investment firms, endowments, foundations, and wealth management firms. Over the years, a growing part of her practice has been working with family offices across the United States. For all of these clients, she recruits talent in all functional areas including trustees, chief executive officers, chief investment officers, chief operating officers, chief financial officers, and a wide variety of other investment professionals.
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 48 states and to five continents.