OneWire Executive Search provides full-service recruiting and human capital consulting across the financial services industry. We are the only executive search team with access to OneWire’s talent community of over 375,000 finance professionals. Our team leverages this unique resource, along with our deep industry relationships and expertise, to provide our clients with the highest caliber of human capital solutions.
Our clients, ranging from global financial firms to fast-growing startups, leverage our team for:
CEO & Founder
Skiddy brings 24 years of recruitment experience to the OneWire Executive Search team. Prior to founding OneWire, he founded the executive search firm F.S. von Stade & Associates, where he held the position of CEO from 1995-2007. He was previously Head of the New York office for The Oxbridge Group, a search firm specializing in the financial services industry. Before he became an executive search specialist, Skiddy began his career with the international insurance brokerage firm Alexander and Alexander, where he rose through the ranks from Junior Analyst to Vice President. A graduate of the University of Vermont, Skiddy is an avid outdoorsman and conservationist.
Sarah supports OneWire’s Executive Search efforts, focusing primarily on Financial Services and Operations placements. Sarah originally joined OneWire as an Account Manager for the Corporate Solutions team. Prior to OneWire, Sarah worked for Colgate University’s Office of Admission, helping to place prospective students in suitable academic and extracurricular programs. It was in this role that she discovered her keen interest in the recruitment industry. Sarah holds a B.A. from Colgate University, where she majored in Environmental Economics. She also studied International Economics in conjunction with the London School of Economics and the University College London.
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"I was very impressed with your professionalism and discretion throughout the entire process. Your market knowledge and sound guidance enabled me to move into a leadership role at VC fund in fewer than 45 days. I would not have been aware of this exceptional opportunity without your insights and support every step of the way."
"Thank you. You truly hit it out of the park in managing our recent search. After several shots at this, we simply were spinning our wheels, as was our previous search firm. In the end, because of your dedication, we found a candidate who is better than we had ever hoped and I look forward to working with you again in the future."
— Steve Ketchum, Managing Partner & Founder - Sound Point Capital
— Vonetta Young, Investment Associate - Abbott Capital Management
— Thad Gray, Chief Investment Officer - Abbott Capital Management