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Jana Byrne

jana byrne

  • Office: Whitney Partners - New York
  • Location: New York (NY), United States
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ABOUT

Jana Byrne has 20 years of senior-level, financial services executive recruiting experience. Prior to joining Whitney Partners, Jana was a Consultant and Chief Knowledge Officer at David Barrett Partners, a leading buy-side executive search firm. Before that, she was Head of U.S. Research and Execution at a specialist wealth management search boutique where she executed searches for private banks and HNW and UHNW wealth management organizations. 

Previously, Jana was a Director for five years with Global Sage, a financial markets executive search firm, in their New York and London offices. She helped establish the European buy-side practice which focused on hedge funds and sovereign wealth clients, and covered capital markets and investment banking assignments in both Europe and the U.S. 

Jana began her search career at Armstrong International, a London-based executive search boutique specializing in investment banking and capital markets. Jana joined Armstrong in 1991, and during her ten years with the firm helped build the equities practice and supported the development of the fixed income and investment banking platforms.

Jessica Malzman

jessica malzman

  • Office: Whitney Partners - New York
  • Location: New York (NY), United States
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  • Fields: Capital Markets Corporate Finance Real Estate

ABOUT

Jessica Malzman joined Whitney Partners in 2009 to expand the firm's research and execution capabilities. Her areas of concentration within the financial services sector are Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, and Real Estate.

Prior to joining Whitney, Ms. Malzman was in the Equity Research Sales department at Morgan Stanley as part of a team covering institutional clients. Previously, Jessica was a Sales Associate for the southeast regional sales team at Thomson Financial.

Ms. Malzman holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in Human Development and is a graduate of Choate Rosemary Hall.

Client Service Areas:
Capital Markets Corporate Finance Real Estate

John Wright

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  • Office: Whitney Partners - New York
  • Location: New York (NY), United States
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  • Fields: Financial Services

ABOUT

John Wright is a Senior Managing Director and Partner of Whitney Partners. Mr. Wright is a financial services generalist with a focus on investors and capital markets. Mr. Wright is one of the most highly recognized executive search consultants serving the financial services sector. He has an exceptional track record of building businesses and has made many transformational placements across all segments of financial services including hedge funds, asset managers, insurance firms, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers, banks and brokers. Mr. Wright was previously the founder of two financial services search firms, Executive Access, an Asia-Pacific regional practice, and Global Sage, the first search firm from Asia to become truly global. Both firms were sold to Asian interests.

Mr. Wright and the firms he founded have consistently been ranked No. 1 in the industry internationally by AsiaMoney, The Economist and The Times of London. Prior to joining search, Mr. Wright was Editor of The Wall Street Journal in Asia. John has served on various boards of higher and secondary education institutions as well as hedge funds and private corporations.

John holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Lewis & Clark College. Mr. Wright speaks German, Chinese, Hindi (Nepali) and Japanese.

Client Service Areas:
Investors 
Capital Markets

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