Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Westwood Partners - Executive Search and Advisory Services

Based in New York, Westwood Partners is committed to providing its clients with high quality, differentiated executive search and advisory services.

Westwood is comprised of four senior partners, each of whom has pertinent work experience in the financial services industry, extensive subject matter knowledge and a successful track record working with clients and understanding their critical business needs. Our experiential platform allows us to identify and recruit superior talent achieving unparalleled results on behalf of our clients. As trusted advisors we work closely with our clients to increase their understanding of the competitive landscape, to identify areas of strategic advantage and investment, and to structure their businesses to compete most effectively.

Westwood Partners provides world class executive search and advisory services in the following key areas:

Investment Banking
Private Equity
Hedge Funds
Risk Management

The Team

Mike Flood

Mike has over ten years of corporate finance and capital markets recruiting experience. Before creating Westwood, Mike co-founded The Capstone Partnership, an independent boutique specializing in senior level investment banking and asset management search. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and Head of the Financial Services practice at Norman Broadbent.

Mike has successfully completed a wide range of assignments across many product and functional areas of investment banking. He has most recently focused on senior level searches for investment banks and asset managers.

Prior to entering search, Mike was a Principal with Seaforth Investments, a UK-based venture capital firm. He holds a BA degree from Albright College.

Joyce Fensterstock

Joyce joined Westwood from The Capstone Partnership. Joyce joined Capstone in January 2001 to lead the expansion of their Asset Management practice. Joyce focuses on senior management roles for traditional and alternative asset managers as well as senior investment professionals.

Joyce began her career with Goldman Sachs as an investment banker. She was recruited to PaineWebber’s Corporate Finance Department where she was subsequently named co-head of Investment Banking in 1984. After managing PaineWebber Capital, the firm's merchant banking arm, Joyce became Head of Sales and Marketing for the PaineWebber Mutual Funds. In 1989 she was named President of the PaineWebber Mutual Funds, and in 1993, President of Mitchell Hutchins Asset Management.

Joyce has a BA in Psychology from Wellesley College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Westwood Partners LLC
330, Madison Avenue, 9th floor
New York, NY 10017

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